Visitors Incoming!

I am so stinkin’ excited! My sisters are coming for a visit in 2 days!! They will be our first house guests since we moved to Japan. Though really they’re our first house guests ever, we haven’t had anyone stay with us in our home since we’ve been married. And it will be the first … Continue reading Visitors Incoming!

Car Trouble

Phew. Having a car here has been a more difficult thing than I ever imagined! You have to REALLY want to have a car to deal with it all here. I realize that some of it is because we purchased our car before we got our house, so changing the address on the registration was … Continue reading Car Trouble


It was sakura season here in Japan these last few weeks, and the true beginning of Spring! Warmer weather, new life, and wicked allergies. I’ve been being told about how beautiful this time of year is since we got here. I’ve only seen one cherry tree in bloom, that I can remember. And wow, I … Continue reading Sakura