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Engaging Language

“Sumimasen, kore wa kome pan desu ka?” “すみません、これはこめパンですか?“ “Excuse me, is this rice bread?” My first sentence constructed in Japanese.  It wasn’t a prefab sentence.  I figured out how to say this sentence so I could ask about rice bread, … Continue reading

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Just when you thought you were safe…

Just when you thought you were safe… Green shoots were beginning to sprout in the rice paddies.  Bright sunshine and a pleasant breeze welcomed a day promising to deliver good times.  Spring is an exciting time when cookouts and barbecues … Continue reading

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