Category: GaijinAgain Blog

The ravings of a sane man.

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Slide Out Kitchen Shelves

Had some time the other day and decided to do a quick and easy DIY that I’ve been wanting to do for quite a while.  Having all our pans stored under the the stove,...

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Little Greenhouse

Recently the school tore down and replaced two of the old buildings with a really nice looking campus.  But just a short 10 years ago, they had replaced all the old windows with nicely...

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Asa Run

So, the other day, a Sunday and my first day off in over a week, I participated in an Interesting aspect of Japanese biker culture.  It’s called the 朝ラン, or Asa run. Asa being...

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Site Renewal

Well, I’ve finally got the site back up.  I’ve updated the server and converted my previously Joomla site to WordPress. There is still a ton of work that needs to be done (Like reattaching...

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Self Intro

So this is my site.  Yeah, okay, so what.  Well, since you’re here I might as well introduce myself.  I’m an American (and damn proud of it) but I have lived in Japan since...

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About this Shite

Who knows what the hell this is all about anyway?  I’m trying to create a family web page and going about it in the most difficult way I can find – Setting up a...

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The Illegitimate Japanese Gov’t

So, lo-and-behold, the Japanese courts have finally come out from hiding and told the politicians to get their shit together.  It’s about damn time!!  For those of you not up on the politics: The...

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Funny JapEnglish

One of the things I like to do when traveling around Japan is look for funny English.  Well, this weekend I took the family up to Yamaguchi to check out the caves and the...

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Carp Streamers American Style

May 5th is Children’s day in Japan, when they celebrate the health of their children (check Wikipedia for the details.)  They put out huge windsocks shaped like carp (a symbol of luck or something.)...

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Well, here we go again with more intriguing JapEnglish found primarily in Japanese hotel bathrooms.  Really, don’t get the wrong impression though.  It’s not like I spend all THAT much time in hotel bathrooms....