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The work and life of a Community Education Manager in Japan

Tag: dog

  • Forte with his favorite toy

    Forte with his favorite toy

    Forte has been with us for a little over a month now. In this time, he has doubled in size! When we got him, he was about 2kg. Now, he weighs 4kg!!

  • Boiled Egg Drawings – 3

    Boiled Egg Drawings – 3

    The other day, my wife handed me not 2, but 4 boiled eggs, and asked me to draw on them again. This time, the subject was… Forte!!

  • Forte waiting for his next command

    Forte waiting for his next command

    This is our dog Forte, looking up at his master (my wife), waiting for his next command before going out for a walk ? My wife is doing an excellent job training him!

  • Valentine’s Day 2022 (Treasure Box 20)

    Valentine’s Day 2022 (Treasure Box 20)

    Yesterday was Valentine’s Day! In Japan, Valentine’s Day is when girls give chocolates to boys. Boys then have a month to prepare and give back to the girl(s) they received chocolates from on White Day – March 14th. In our house, my wife likes to make Valentine’s Day special for me. But it generally ends […]

  • Crossing from 2021 to 2022 (Treasure Box 19)

    Crossing from 2021 to 2022 (Treasure Box 19)

    A new year has started! (Actually, a month has already passed in said year ?) So much has happened in the last few months. So much has been one-offs, and events you can’t really plan for. I am looking forward to bringing back some “stability” to my life this year… And one way to keep […]