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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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This Week…

It’s been quite a busy week! Last weekend we attended the kindergarten graduation and performed our duties as official diploma assistants (we passed the diplomas to our boss, who passed them to the children!). This week was filled with finishing term reports and attendance logs, cleaning and packing, and of course regular classes to teach. …

Only in Japan 6

Here it is, folks – the last “Only in Japan” segment. This post’s topic is upon request from my splendid mother, who was intrigued by the idea that people in my town still walk around at night in the winter sounding out a warning for people to shut off their kerosene heaters. Not sure exactly …

Japlish, Round Two

Hi everyone! It’s been a loooong time since I did a Japlish post! But I have a couple of photos I’ve been wanting to share with you for a while, so here goes! First, a photo I took in a clothing store’s dressing room one day when I was trying something on. Side note: I …

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