"Life is about not knowing, having to change, taking the moment and making the best of it without knowing what's going to happen next."

Sunday, May 30, 2010

Especially to Ryan: From Fay

This is Ryokuchi Park, at the very spot that you got lost at when you were 3 years old. Does it bring back memories?

The toilet is to the left of this pic

Mom took someone to the toilet (Mana-chan), and Juri was hiding in the big ugly-looking pink tunnel thingie that you see on the far left of the photo

On the other side of the trees there's a lake

Another beautiful boat that was docked today. Huge, really.

J1 at Soccer Stadium

This was Osaka's No.1 team against Sendai's No.1 team, and it was great fun watching them play. Since Aiko, James, and Kenji were rooting for Osaka, naturally, I agreed to root for Sendai. But to all of our disappointment, including mine (since I still wanted Osaka to win), Sendai won 1-0. Pitiful huh.
I really wanted to take Kenji here. I thought it'd be a good experience. And I think it was.

Thursday, May 27, 2010

緑地公園 (Ryokuchi Park) & a 汽車 (Steam Locomotive)

The boys and I had an educational tour of this company that manufactures train parts, it seems. And for display they had this huge steam locomotive.

Ryokuchi Park
Kenji likes to call it Rokuji Park, in that it closes at 6 o'clock.

Friday, May 21, 2010

Our Beautiful Kitchen

Girls love chocolates, women love diamonds, but mother's love kitchen's. This is not to say that girls can't love kitchen's and mother's can't love chocolates.

Thursday, May 13, 2010



In the photo's you'll see some familiar faces and some unfamiliar ones. 3 of them are my ex-English students, 1 is a home-stay guy (young guy)--paying to learn English, and the rest are faces I was happy to see after about 2 months of being away.
It was like an informal barbecue; a get-together of sorts of people in the area whom we knew from before, to say hi to each other after having not met for a while; a follow-up venture. One lady is a Christian lady, who has a hobby of going to Bangladesh with her husband to help orphan children; another is a sweet old man who wants us to come make pizza sometime--retired from a successful boutique business; another younger girl who is not a Christian but who enjoys gospel singing.

Happy Mother's Day

To all you wonderful mother's: Have a wonderful Mother's Day. You are the best

We went to a big festival on Mother's Day. I got lily's for my love, we watched basketball, break dancing, got a free hair setting, ECO friendly stickers, and the boys are supposed to get mommy Tacoyaki from the store tomorrow.