The one in which my pack-rat self tries to go to Thailand at the beginning of the off season with only one Jansport backpack and kind of succeeded.
The one where I turn nostalgic on my 27th birthday and look back at the twenty-seven big life lessons that I've found to be true in hopes they can help you learn them in a shorter amount of time.
The one where I wonder why people think I'm cool when all I really do is sit at home and watch too much anime and then try to inspire you to do something that scares you more often.
The one where I try to get out of the rut I've been in for a few years now and set new goals with new plans so that I can actually reach them this year and tick off more items on my 100 Goals List.
The one in which I explore the concept of reverse culture shock and how I've been experiencing it since being back in the U.S. after living in rural Japan for two years.
The one in which I tell you how I, specifically, have changed from my two years living in Japan and how I've grown as a person while also recommending you try a similar experience and make note of how you are different now than you were then.
The one in which I look over my ten year goals in my 100 life goals list and choose a few from each category for the year of 2017 and then ask for you to plan with me so we can grow together and keep ourselves accountable.
The one where I talk about what it's been like being back in the U.S. after livinig in rural Japan for two years and my plans for life and this blog going forward.
The one where I tell you how big and empty my apartment in Japan felt at first and a few of the steps I took to truly make it feel like home.
Two years. That’s half of college. My entire Jr. High school career. An Associate’s Degree. The time it takes to earn a Master’s. It’s the time it takes for a tiny, innocent newborn to talk and walk their way into the “Terrible Two’s”. It’s the time it took for my best friend to get engaged, … Continue reading 2 Years in Japan- Looking Back (in Pictures!)