Category Archives: Moving

Seeing a man about a house (Part III)

In the continuing saga of The House: We drove up again to see the owner of the house. This time we came with or sempai, “Mr. Yamamoto” who you may remember from this post. He brought with him his own … Continue reading

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Seeing a Man about a House (Part I)

This post is premature, but I don’t give a ****! I’m pretty excited and optimistic. Today we talked to the owner of The House. He remembered us from the first time we expressed interest a couple of years ago, and … Continue reading

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7-5-3

So I made it. I’m alive and well, and (finally) with my family in Japan. Just in time for “Shichi-Go-San” or 7-5-3 festival. Last time MB and LP1 were 5 and 3 respectively, and I wasn’t here. This time is … Continue reading

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A Momentary Removal of Rose Colored Glasses

The comments section for one of my recent posts was pretty active over the weekend. It seems as though I may be leaving the impression that I don’t understand the difficulties I’ll be facing, especially in the initial years after … Continue reading

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Progress: Jobs and Goats

A lot of good developments this week. First, TLG got a job. She started on Tuesday and so far is really enjoying it. However, the job is in Oita City, which is about an hour train commute for her. Her … Continue reading

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Waiting, Loneliness and living vicariously

Every day I pull myself out of bed and go to work. The whole day goes by in a blur of activity. Typically I am very busy, there is a lot to do, a lot to keep track of, and … Continue reading

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This could be the Place

Some of you who know me from the old Epic GP/CL Thread may recall that at one point a couple years ago TLG and I were looking around at places to settle in her home town and stumbled upon a … Continue reading

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