Growing up, whether you were Christian or not, you were probably taught at some point the Adam and Eve were the first humans created by God. What if I told you that Eve was actually Adam’s second wife?
Earlier this year, before Jeremy went off to recruiting duty, we thought that he would be sent to Germany for recruiting duty instead of central Illinois. It seemed to make sense that with us already OCONUS that the military would save money by sending us to another OCONUS location. Sadly, it was not meant to be. But before we found out for sure, you better believe I researched the heck out of Germany, its culture and its traditions.
One of the things that has been at the top of my Japanese bucket list is to go see a Sumo event. Normally they are really expensive and far from us so I haven't gone yet. On October 29th though there will be a sumo event in Hiroshima!!! I can't wait to go with Jeremy.
I swear everytime I have sat down to write in the past month something as come up. I'm sorry it has been so long. Between dealing with a laptop that didn't agree with my router, buying a new computer, then having the new computer fixed because it was a used iMac, school stuff, photography stuff, and teaching again I have had zero time to write. But I am back now! Things are still crazy but I missed writing too much.
Last week Jeremy and I went to a festival with our new friends Stephanie and Anthony. They were moving into our tower and were just as excited to explore Japan as we were. We didn't know much about this festival as we headed out to it. All we knew was that the highlight of the… Continue reading Starting New Traditions At An Old Japanese Festival: Ikachi Tenjin Festival
Today has been a very busy day yet it feels like I haven't done much. While I was busy cleaning up our hotel room Jeremy was dealing with the housing department. We are moving into our apartment Friday morning! I can see our new apartment from our bed. I'm happy it's close. It will make… Continue reading Encountering New Horizons