How to Market to the Masses

Translation, for my non-Japanese friends:  I’m for rizzle kids.  I’m having a sale and you will know about it.  Shiz, kids, it’s a sale! A SALE!!! My friend, you’re probably thinking this hard-working lady is crazy.  How would that sound entice anyone to enter your store?  But this helium-induced-sounding yelling is not an unusual occurrance. […]

Life Interrupted, and Free Eggs at the Bakery

I’ve returned to Japan.  While I’m very sad to be missing all my friends in Hawaii, I am happy to be returning to my two favorite boys and my home. The trouble is that I feel I’ve been interrupted in building my life here.  I am struggling to remember the basics of Japanese, the proper […]