Tag Archives: host mom

Blowing Raspberries

I’m back! Thanks to the past few weeks of exams and projects and presentations and lab reports (oh yes, and spring break), I’ve had to take an unexpected hiatus from the internet. That, and I’ve recently been trying my hand … Continue reading

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Breakfast is Serious Business

When I was in Japan, breakfast was probably the most surprising of the three meals I had. Oftentimes, my host mum will get up before 6 AM to take care of the laundry and prepare breakfast for my host dad … Continue reading

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Remember how you could use numbers to type out JELLO on a calculator?

Let me start this post by telling you how accomplished my host mother is: She has successfully raised two sons (one with an adorable daughter, the other soon to get married), takes care of almost all the housework, works at … Continue reading

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