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Miss Hathoway- Please Circulate an “Out of Office” Memo

Miss Hathoway, please circulate an “Out of Office” memo as I’ll be out for a couple of days. It’s time for the Clampitts to return to Tokyo as we have over stayed our welcome in Hawaii. My mother in law fled … Continue reading

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It’s Ground Hog Day- I Mean Moving Day

It’s moving day and a typhoon is baring down on Tokyo. Already the wind is blowing the rain sideways. I only know about the typhoon because of the email cascade from school- I can’t understand the news. Two ancient Japanese … Continue reading

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Moving #4/Culture Lesson #3- School Choice and Face

School choice is one of the most stressful decisions of the move. When we learned of our potential move and made plans to visit Japan for our “look see” I immediately Googled schools. My choices were limited to English speaking, … Continue reading

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