If you’re in Japan and it’s cherry blossom season in your area, you will find them in some surprising places. Continue reading
Recently, I started a separate blog exclusively for my book reviews. It’s called Lyssa’s Book Reviews. I posted my first review there late last week and I’m working on another now. Please feel free to check it out!
Here is a link to my review of Kanae Minato’s “Confessions”. Enjoy!
Abruptly losing a parent when you’re 8000 kilometres away from them for most of the year still sucks, even one year later. Continue reading
I thought I would hate the cherry blossoms after that, but I find that I don’t. I have so much sadness this week but I want to take these little flowers for just what they are – flowers, a beautiful, brief display of them, and a sign that spring has finally arrived. I’ll reserve my sadness for this Friday.
Occasionally, I learn something important about myself from reading my students’ English diaries.