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Stepping Stones

April 15, 2018

Short post due to still trying to find my bearings, but I’m more or less back on track attitude-wise. Of course, having a two month break filled with nothing but excitement and then returning to Waseda was going to demotivate me – but now that I’ve begun class full-time again and gotten to see old faces (and plenty of new ones), I’m feeling much more …

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Motivation’s Back in Okinawa

April 5, 2018

I’ll be honest – I had a moment to write just after I got back from Okinawa on the 19th, but I just couldn’t find it in myself to write anything at all. Like my mind had gone completely blank. I’ve had the most amazing 2 month break though, and I just wish I had an infinite amount of resources and time so that I …

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Understanding the Seoul

February 19, 2018
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I just woke up. It’s a little past 2pm, and I went to sleep at 7am; that’s because our plane back to Tokyo from Seoul, South Korea arrived today at 1am. If you knew how expensive taxis were in Tokyo, you’d wait 4 hours for the first train of the day too – and so, here I am, my body clock completely messed up, two …

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There’s Snow Place Like Sapporo

February 9, 2018
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Where to begin? It’s been a pretty wild week, but I’ll start off with the 2nd of February (Friday), where Nicole left us and returned back to America. She already knows how much we’re all going to miss her, but I suppose I wanted to mention this because I thought it would hit me far more – when one of your best friends leaves you …

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