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No, I haven’t fallen off the face of the planet, nor has my interest in blogging here waned. I’ve just been busy doing alot of studying. ;) It’s time for midterms in the Asian Studies Program here at Kansai Gaidai, so even though I do have a few things I’d like to throw up for […]

Opening Ceremony


So the 2009-2010 school year opening ceremony was Thursday afternoon/evening. It was held in the Multimedia Hall in the library building that I mentioned in my last post. To the left is a picture of that building taken from the 4th floor of the CIE (Center for International Education) building.

Busy Week


This week has been quite busy, with orientation meetings and paperwork to complete. Still hot and humid, though thankfully we were able to get the A/C working in my room not too long after my last post. The campus is about a 20 minute walk from the dorms, so I’m getting in alot of walking […]



So, I arrived in Japan safe and sound yesterday, and got unpacked. It’s hot and very humid here. It’s only about 80 degrees Fahrenheit, but quite humid. Haven’t figured out how to get the A/C unit in my bedroom working yet (it might just not be working at all right now). Last night we went […]