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The work and life of a Community Education Manager in Japan

Category: Food

  • Boiled Egg Drawings – 2

    Boiled Egg Drawings – 2

    Last month, I introduced my first “official” boiled egg drawing. (You can check that out here: Boiled Egg Drawings – 1) The rules are simple. My wife boils some eggs, hands me a pen, and gives me a topic to draw there on the spot. It’s just a bit of silly fun we’re having while […]

  • Boiled Egg Drawings – 1

    Boiled Egg Drawings – 1

    This is just a short post about a silly little art project I worked on… My wife likes to draw faces on boiled eggs before putting them back in the fridge. This is so we know which are boiled and which are still raw. This time, I decided to draw on the eggs for her. […]

  • Valentine’s Day 2020 (Treasure Box 9)

    Valentine’s Day 2020 (Treasure Box 9)

    Valentine’s Day has an interesting origin. Wikipedia gives a very detailed description of its history – how it started out as a day to remember some martyrs with the name Valentine. It explains how a few hundred years ago, the day started to get associated with Love. Now, in the West, it is a day […]

  • Sapporo Flower & Café (Treasure Box – 6)

    Sapporo Flower & Café (Treasure Box – 6)

    This week, my wife and I went out for lunch one day. With the business over Christmas and the new year, it’s been a while since we’ve gone out for lunch like this. My wife had her eyes on a new place called Sapporo Flower and Café. Apparently, it’s an old flower shop that has […]

  • Treasure Box – 4 – Another Birthday

    Treasure Box – 4 – Another Birthday

    The last post I wrote in the Treasure Box series was about my wife’s birthday. And while a little time has elapsed, my own birthday came last month, too, so I wanted to share (and store) some memories from it. Actually, I lost most of my birthday this year. It was the day I was […]

  • Treasure Box – 3 – Birthday

    Treasure Box – 3 – Birthday

    Hi all! Last week was my wife’s birthday ?? I had to write a post about it… to keep it in my treasure box 🙂 Where It All Began My wife and I have wanted to revisit Ecorin Village for some time now… Almost five years, to be exact. This place is dear to us. […]