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The work and life of a Community Education Manager in Japan

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  • My Birthday Week (Treasure Box 22)

    My Birthday Week (Treasure Box 22)

    Last week was my birthday! As the week included 2 Japanese public holidays, I decided to take a few more days off work and enjoy some downtime. Megumi and I enjoyed an overnight stay in Sapporo, the largest city on our island, and took some time exploring some parks in town. Here are photos from […]

  • Beethoven’s 7th (Treasure Box 8)

    Beethoven’s 7th (Treasure Box 8)

    For Christmas, my wife and I received tickets to go hear the local orchestra perform. Both of us have a background in music and and Classical music is one of our favorite genres. It had been a while since we had listened to live music like this, and we were excited! For this concert, the […]

  • 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 – 2

    Treasure Box – 2

    Our Golden Week Every May, Japan has a number of national holidays clumped together, forming what is commonly known as Golden Week. Most years, these public holidays create a 5-day weekend and if you take just a day or two off work, it becomes a long week of holidays. This year, Japan’s new emperor ascended […]