Monthly Archives: May 2013

Golden Week

According to Wikipedia, the U.S. has 10 “national” holidays. They’re technically “public holidays,” since it’s considered unconstitutional to designate “national holidays.” (OH YEAH, THAT’S UNCONSTITUTIONAL, BUT HOLDING PRISONERS FOR AN INDETERMINATE AMOUNT OF TIME IN GUANTANAMO BAY AND VIOLATING PRIVACY … Continue reading

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Spring! It’s Finally Spring!

FINALLY SPRING IS HERE. So that means nice weather. And nice weather means more events. And more events mean I CAN GET OUT OF MY APARTMENT. I believe that I’ve mentioned before that culture shock is a cycle, not a … Continue reading

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The Japanese DMV: Another Hell

Everyone knows that the DMV is the worst place in the world. It’s worse than the dentist’s office. One DMV is worse than all of LA. In Japan, it’s no different, and for foreigners, it’s even worse. Japan has so … Continue reading

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The Story of a Surfboard

In case you haven’t heard, I recently bought a surfboard. On Monday, March 18th, I was going to meet a friend at the mall food court for dinner. When I arrived, two other foreigners I knew were there! These two … Continue reading

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