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It keeps getting hotter and more humid here in Tokyo. But first, I thought I’d share some pictures I forgot to post in my last blog about Okinawa. We went to the Aquarium! Impressive! Dan checking out the sharks Dolphin show on the beach! But back to Tokyo! I wouldn’t say running has been put [...]

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Oh yes, Dan and I took the plunge and signed up to do the Walt Disney World Goofy’s Race and a Half next January! We never thought we’d sign up so early, but the event was already over half full, so we just decided to go for it! The Goofy Challenge is waking up on [...]

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9 Miles!

Despite not getting much sleep (5 tossy-turny hours), today was fabulous! I taught 10-1pm and came home and had a protein filled lunch of eggs and a banana. Then Dan and I went to the bedroom to get ready to run. I pulled open the curtains so Penny could lay on the bed in the [...]

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Busy Work Week!

At work, I offered to be available to teach extra classes on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. I like my job and the extra money couldn’t hurt! The only downside is I don’t know if I’m working extra until the night before, but besides that I really enjoy it! I got a few extra classes in [...]

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I’ve been home for a little over 2 weeks now, and so much has changed! The biggest change is I finally start teaching part time at night. It’s nice to have something to do and people to talk with! I practice English with a few people at a time and get to learn about daily [...]

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Work Success!

Getting to the point where I am sitting with a student teaching has taken a very long time. I applied for my job in mid December, did supplemental paperwork and 2 interviews in January, accepted in early February, and went to a week long training in mid February. After the training I could have started [...]

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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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Well, I will start off with my incredibly exciting news: I will have a NEPHEW in late May! When I was visiting home this fall my sister told me she was pregnant, and I was shocked and so happy. Since she has two stepdaughters, I knew her and her husband wanted a boy. Today they [...]

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