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To start, I said I’d talk a little more about volunteering. I’m volunteering for Purrfect Pals Cat Shelter, because they are the wonderful organization we adopted our little Penny from Penny the day we brought her home! Anyways, to thank Purrfect Pals for helping make Dan, Penny and I a family, I started volunteering. Many [...]

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Happy Thursday all! We had beautiful weather here today! I spent the day over at Yokota, the air force base here in the Tokyo area. My friend Christine from work lives there, and we had a lot planned for today! She met me at the train station and we grabbed lunch, then we went to [...]

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Dan and I left the apartment on a mission the other day. 1. Find Gu 2. Ride a boat 3. Score free shelves But I’ll back up first to clarify the need for Gu. I have heard of many distance runners carrying a packet of Gu with them for longer runs. Gu is an ounce [...]

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I leave in 2 days! I had 2 wildly successful shopping trips last night (Tuesday) and today. Last night I met Dan in Shibuya where we were going to attempt to find a DIY store (what they call stores that sell construction materials, like Home Depot, sometimes huge, sometimes the size of a drug store). [...]

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Kelsey and Jim have been here about a week now, and we’ve been busy running all over the place checking out this and that. I’m not sure if I’ve mentioned this before, but this is by far the most sight-seeing I’ve done since becoming a resident. I was here in Tokyo for 2 weeks in [...]

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Dan and I had a great weekend together despite the craziness of Friday the 11th- his birthday, our mini celebration of dating for 2 years, and of course the big earthquake (which we’ve dubbed, “the birthquake”). On Saturday Dan and I decided to knock some items off our to-do list: stock the fridge and organize [...]

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