Things That Were a Thing During My Christmas Visit to California

This year, like last year, I went home to northern California for just two weeks to spend the Christmas holiday season with my family. Since I live more or less in my own little world in Tokyo, there were some things that have become mainstream–or maybe I was just behind the times. Anyway, here are a few of the things that were different this year from last year, supplemented with beautiful, mostly unrelated scenic pictures from NorCal.

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New Lyrics Site!

Hi everyone! As you may have noticed, I’ve taken a long break from posting anything here. It’s not that I haven’t gone anywhere interesting, but I’ve been busy with a lot of things that I wanted to do, one being Japanese lessons with my new Japanese teacher, who I found since coming to Tokyo.

As one part of my lessons, I’ve started to translate some lyrics into Japanese and English, and I made a blog to allow other people to enjoy the translations. I do my best, but if it weren’t for my teacher these translations wouldn’t sound nearly as cool, so she deserves a lot of credit–it’s definitely teamwork.

I only have my first two songs up right now, but I have one more translated and waiting. If you’re interested, feel free to check it out here!: Starfish Lyrics

It’s just for fun and for study, so I don’t know how often I’ll be updating it, but it’s been a fun learning experience, and I’ll be happy if anyone finds it helpful :)