Vistors from America

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After Christmas three of our friends from America came for three weeks.  Tobin was SO excited to have friends around to talk with and play with.  They were a bit messy and sometimes smelly, but a lot of FUN!  One … Continued

Okazaki Friends

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This year some of the ladies from our previous church came to our house for a Traditional Christmas meal. It was good practice for next week’s event! I also had the ladies play “Dirty Santa.” It was interesting since the … Continued

A Different Type of Salad

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I met a gal for discipleship tonight and we went out to this pizza restaurant. We both are trying to eat healthier so we ordered a salad. The menu described it as having over 13 vegetables. This is what arrived. … Continued

Hobbies

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Michael and I realized after we were married we didn’t really have any shared hobbies. Michael finally convinced me to play two different video games, Mario and Rayman. When new versions are released we always play through them together. We … Continued

Bread!

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Sometimes when foreigners return to their home country they throw huge liquidation sales, aka Sayonara Sales.  These are great times for us to buy things we want/need.  Recently a team member’s friend left for home and gave us a bread … Continued

New Couch

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We were really trying to hang onto our couch for another year, but as you can tell it was nasty. Even with a cover E was somehow able to find tons of little couch shreds all over. She of course … Continued

Tire Lessons

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This past week we had incredible flooding in the city.  Unfortunately, Cathalain was in Southern Nagoya, where some of the worst flooding took place.  She was some how able to get home, but not without a lot of water hitting … Continued

Costco is Here!

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The Pastor’s wife and I talked ourselves into going to Costco opening weekend. What were we thinking???!!! Actually we had a blast, but boy was it crowded! Welcome Costco! Nagoya has been waiting for you very patiently… The first three … Continued

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