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Japan Anniversary!

As of today, it’s been one year since I came back from Japan.  It’s hard to imagine that it was so long ago that I saw everyone there…that I said good-bye to all the friends I made and to the places I’d grown to love.  There are still some mornings I wake up thinking I [...]

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Ohayocon 2010: Where even Pokémon is cool

Darth Vader and three of his troopers marched past me through the hallway, and on this particular Saturday afternoon in the Columbus Convention Center, this was perfectly normal.  Welcome to Ohayocon — Columbus’ 10th annual anime convention — where fans can come out to play. Anime conventions are events where people who enjoy Japanese animation [...]

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Train Central

Sunja is out and about once again, and this time she is in Tiffin, Ohio…a hot spot for trains and otherwise a good ol’ fashioned town.  I’m here for a total of four days on a business trip of sorts (I’m a professional?!). Heidelberg University is installing a new president.  In his honor, the associate [...]

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Home

I am on the last leg of my travel home, seated in a small airplane bound for Columbus, Ohio. I started my traveling almost twenty-four hours ago in Japan, and I have watched the sun rise and set twice. The fact that I am back in America still astounds me, and I catch myself staring [...]

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First Impressions

I thought I would be prepared, but being unable to decide if the carton I’m holding is milk or some strange yogurt (or none of the above), I obviously have a long way to go.

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