Monthly Archives: January 2017

Drama on the Viva

Lately, I haven’t written many Perfect Moment posts. Yes, there have been some, but there have been other posts (trip preparation for example) which don’t exactly fit the title.  I have to apologize for that, but I can’t promise to … Continue reading

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Japanese TV…More than Crazy Stunts and Screams

Today’s Perfect Moment is a moment of taking in some Japanese TV programs. When a lot of people think about Japanese TV, they have the image of whacky game shows where people slip and slide all over.  They think of … Continue reading

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A Book Pho My Trip

Basically, everywhere I have travelled, I have taken my lonely planet guide with me. When I moved to Japan, I bought one to help me write stuff for my Working Holiday Visa.  I could have bought one a month earlier … Continue reading

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Dominoes Fall…and Drinks are Served.

In life, cliche though it may be, dominoes fall and bring about windfalls and misery. This moment, or any moment, is the result of a myriad of events and choices.  Some form a very linear path and others form a … Continue reading

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The Visa Arrives

I guess the trip is official now. Okay, it was official when I paid for it….and paid for the flight….okay, it’s been official for a while.  The thing is, other than packing and buying a few clothes and toiletries, I … Continue reading

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Getting Ready pho my Trip (continued)

Though the trip is still quite a bit of a ways away, (there will be a lot of teaching to be done in those weeks, lots of questions to be answered, and maybe a bit of pounding my head against … Continue reading

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Hey WordPress!

Hey WordPress!! Where is my year in review?  I distinctly remember getting that every year and finding it quite fascinating.  I had a chance to look at stats in a way that I do not normally do.  I am pretty … Continue reading

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The Sprain, The Rain and The Pain

Picking Today’s Perfect Moment is sometimes easy and sometimes quite difficult. Lately, I think I pick things which are meaty in atmosphere.  These are things that when I recall them later in the day take time to unfold in my … Continue reading

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What Awaits in the Mailbox

It is always nice to come home to a package in your mailbox. I am expecting several things (some of them Pho my trip and some of them not) but is still exciting when something shows up at my door. … Continue reading

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Just For Me

Today’s Perfect Moment was buying a nice book to serve as my journal for my upcoming trip. Rather than go to the dollar store and buy a compromise notebook (functional, but not particularly beautiful and probably with a design that … Continue reading

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