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Happy Wednesday! First off, I have to thank my future mother in law Cathy! She recently visited the Big Island in Hawaii and brought me back this awesome running shirt! Big Island Running Company is a neat little running store in Kona, and Dan and I checked it out when we were visiting the area [...]

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That made me giggle. On that note, I have been reunited with my littlest love, Penny! Which can only mean one thing- I’m back home in Japan! It has been SO long since i have updated, I plan to do 2 catch-up entries- one for my time in Seattle and one for my time in [...]

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I’ve received emails about my runs, so I thought I’d take a screen shot of my Nike+ program on my iPod when I go for a run, so people can see how I do! I’m making good progress at getting back to my pre-vacation distance. Before I left, I was running 7.5 miles. Today I [...]

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Alternate working title- Running: How Laurel Got Her Groove Back I’m elated to be writing this blog entry after a FANTASTIC run. As you all have read over the past week or so, I’ve been whining and moaning about just not feeling it when I go out for runs. I lost muscle and endurance on [...]

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Neither Dan nor I worked today, and we had nice weather, so we decided to have some fun! First I had brunch with a good friend I met while volunteering in Ishinomaki last summer. I’m so glad I’ve been able to keep in touch with so many volunteer friends! She took me to a fun [...]

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My Littlest Love

Dan snapped this picture of Penny sitting in her favorite place- on his warm laptop!

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I’ll start off with my most exciting news- I am finally an employee of Tokyo! I’ve been hired by a great school to teach English 5 days a week. I’m really excited about this. I will start February 13th. My little Penny turned 4! Two years ago on February 1st, Dan and I brought her [...]

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It’s nice to be caught up with my blog! I hope you all enjoyed hearing about my time back in the States. I’ve been back in Tokyo for almost 3 weeks now and so far it’s been wonderful. Well, besides my flight home. I flew Seattle to Vancouver BC, then Vancouver to Tokyo. Once I [...]

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Someone suggested I talk more about how I feel about living in Japan and the changes it’s brought to my life, so I thought I’d do this fun entry I just came up with: *10 Things I do now that are completely normal, but never did before moving to Japan* 1. Washing brightly colored clothing [...]

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Well, Dan and I thought we got off pretty lucky with just some papers knocked over after March 11th’s earthquake. The earthquake hit, we stayed in town for another few days, then headed back to Portland/ Seattle for three weeks. In those few days, neither of us opened our glass cabinet above the sink. Now, [...]

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