Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Tuesday, January 30, 2018


In the end, it turned out all right, but I don't think I need to do that again any time in the near future.

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Friday, January 19, 2018


But it's my auntie's homemade miso and I brought it back home even though it was heavy so I'm going to eat it if it kills me!

Saturday, January 13, 2018


It's one of those things where you haven't done anything wrong, but you feel guilty anyway.

Sunday, January 7, 2018


G loves to sit in a dark room with dimmed lights and candles. Unfortunately for him, atmospheric lighting does nothing for me.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Tennis Ball

Pregnancy trends seem to vary from country to country. As far as I've read, tennis balls are all the rage in Japan. Now, exactly how and what they're used for, I'm not entirely sure...

Anyway, it's nice to have a good friend whose brain I can pick (and bombard with stupid questions).

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Rosemary's Baby

This reminds me of the time I went to see that vampire film without knowing it was a vampire film.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

First Dream of 2018

In Japan, first dreams of the year (hatsuyume) are said to foretell what the dreamer's year is going to be like. It's commonly known that the three most auspicious things you can dream of are Mt. Fuji, hawks, and ... wait for it: eggplants. I have no idea how dreaming of an eggplant can mean that you're going to have a great year, but this was my first dream of 2018:

The fact that I'm pregnant could be because I was reading Rosemary's Baby (And no, I'm not actually pregnant). 

Monday, January 1, 2018

The Tissue Issue

Happy New Year! As you can see, my year has already begun with fascinating observations.