Category: Teaching

Mike’s Best Day

This past Friday, I (Mike) had my best day ever since coming to Japan. It was my last day of teaching at Takine Elementary School. Now pretty much every time I teach at an Elementary School, I have what I call an “Edward...

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Kindergarten Graduation

This past Monday, the kindergarten where I sometimes teach English held their annual graduation ceremony.  The day found me reflecting wistfully on my own childhood.  My own Kindergarten photo is below.  Can you tell where I am?...

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Takine In Winter

So far, Jen and I have been pretty lucky weather-wise this winter–this has been an unusually warm season. All the locals have been going on and on about how much warmer it’s been than it last year (which was one of...

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Jen’s Goodreads Reviews