Suicide Watch

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Today across the country Japanese children headed back to school to start second semester after a six week summer vacation. On September 1st, when school starts up, and for the following week there is an abrupt spike in child suicides. … Continued

Sport’s Day

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This past weekend was the Elementary School Sport’s Day. Although it was really hot we had a fun day and were grateful some of T’s old teachers came to cheer him on.

Apples!!

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Fall means apple season in Japan. Our family loves fruit but it is cost prohibitive in Japan. (An apple can easily be about $2 per apple.) A member of our church has family with an apple farm and she generously … Continued

Sweet Potatoes

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Today was a national holiday and so we went with our Pastor’s family to a neighboring church’s elder’s land. (That’s a mouth full!) He let us pick a bunch of the sweet potatoes he had grown. We are enjoying the … Continued

Sport’s Day

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This past Saturday was our kid’s Sport’s Day.  This is a really big deal in Japan where the Pre-School/Kindergarten schools all have Sport’s Days in the Fall.  The elementary schools hold their Sport’s Days in the Spring.  This year the … Continued

Cherry Blossoms

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The cherry blossoms are so beautiful and such a gift. Today we rejoice over creation and Praise God that we had the opportunity to witness such beauty.

Setting up House

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We are very pleased with our new home.  As with any adjustments we are still trying to settle so we made our traditional trips to Costco and Ikea.  Thank goodness we have a mini van this time around!  (Do you … Continued

Christmas and KFC

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We were reminded by a friend of this popular tradition at Christmas time in Japan. It’s really interesting to us considering Americans don’t tend to be too crazy about KFC!

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