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How was your summer vacation?

It's almost the end of August, which means summer is coming to an end.

 

 

 

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Keeping in theme with my last article, I can recall a song from about 20 years ago in Hawaii.  It was a cover song, sang by local artist "Justin."  It was originally recorded by folk singer John Denver.  The title of the song was "Leaving on a Jet Plane."

 

 

 

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Using fame for positive results

Today in class we came across the subject of folk singer Chiharu Matsuyama, and his positive deed on an ANA Flight this past week.

 

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happy times

All this summer heat and talk about Trump and North Korea has kind of put a downer on the mood.

 

So for today's song of the day, how about just a good relaxation song?

 

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Trump vs North Korea

This is not really a topic I want to get into, but it was brought in our discussion today.

World War 3?


(there's a ton of articl…

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school reunions

Today in our discussion class, we talked a little bit about school reunions.

 

 

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Back to the daily grind…

Welcome back to reality!

 

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It’s Obon season in Japan

As someone from Hawaii, I didn't grow up with this tradition.  I know we do have Obon dance festivals in Hawaii, and I went to a few as a child.  So in my mind, Obon means a dance festival.  But in Japan, of course it means much more than that.

 

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Fireworks!!

Tonight is the annual Chikugo River Fireworks show, the biggest display in western Japan.  Are you going to watch it?

 

 

 

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In today's class, we talked a lot about different styles of learning in the classroom.

 

 

 

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