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Hello readers! My name is Nicole. I’m from Maine, but am currently in the process of embarking upon an adventure to teach English in Japan through the Wakakusa English Program. I’ve been fascinated by Japan since I was in first grade, so I’m really excited about fulfilling one of my lifelong dreams! I’m grateful for my family who always supports me and for God who helps me navigate this thing called life!

“It is God who arms me with strength and makes my way perfect. He makes my feet like the feet of a deer; he enables me to stand on the heights.” – Psalm 18:32-33 (NIV)

 

 

 

 

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Another Sports Day

Wow, it’s kind of weird to think that I’ve been in Japan long enough to start experiencing things for the second time around – my second spring, my second cherry blossom season, and now my second summer. One of my recent “seconds” was the local elementary school’s annual Sports Day. I wrote a general post …

Only in Japan 2

Hello everyone! It’s been a busy week! Last weekend was full, with the local elementary school’s annual Sports Day during the day on Sunday, and a get-together with my teammate’s adult English class in the evening. Three of my coworkers and I attended the Sports Day to cheer on the students, many of whom come …

Only in Japan!

So as summer begins and things get busier around here, I’m starting a new blog post series called “Only in Japan.” My plan for this series, in comparison to my usual lengthy posts about travel or some cultural aspect of Japan, is to post a short snippet or photo/video about a random thing I’ve noticed here …

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