How I’m overcoming my Japanese language learning barrier with apps

Your mobile device can be an excellent language learning partner, especially when it comes to difficult languages like Japanese. After 2 decades in Japan, the apps I can use easily each day have helped me to finally get comfortable with […]

Thoughts About 2016: December 8th New Stuff

Growing requires trying something new

Countdown to the end of this year. 23 days left. This month I am writing posts each day reflecting on what has transpired and where I think I am headed and any advice or offers I can make for 2017. […]

Thoughts About 2016: Dec. 7th: Resting for Startups

Countdown to the end of this year. 24 days left. This month I am writing posts reflecting on what has transpired and where I think I am headed and any advice or offers I can make for 2017. So today’s […]

Thoughts About 2016: December 6th Communication

Listen and communicate-- image cc from Flickr by Ky

Countdown to the end of this year. 25 days left. This month I am writing  posts reflecting on what has transpired and where I think I am headed and any advice or offers I can make for 2017. So today’s […]

Thoughts About 2016: December 5th Preparation

Calendar From Flickr by Dafne Cholet

Countdown to the end of this year. 26 days left. This month I am writing posts reflecting on what has transpired and where I think I am headed and any advice or offers I can make for 2017. So today’s […]

Live Like a Local in Japan : Transportation and Food

I belong to a membership group on Facebook for foreigners living the Tokyo area. An all too common question posed by newcomers to the group who are about to or have just landed is “How can I find X from […]