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Mitchell Ota (大田三郎)
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Good Riddance
2017 is over, and I, for one, am glad to see it go. I'm sick and tired of beating myself up over things that weren't my fault to begin with and having to bear the brunt of the abuse and be the recipient of all the blame that got thrown around. I'd like to r...
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My side...
Obon season is upon us again, and I have been receiving my fair share of questions as to why I haven't been dancing in the center. I feel that since many do not know me, they deserve an explanation. Please be aware that this is my perception of what has hap...
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お盆について。。。
I've been doing a lot of thinking about Obon recently and why I've been going. I've told myself a lot that I go for my family and to honor them and follow my religion and my culture and all these other really noble reasons. As I thought about it some more, ...
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ご注意...
People who know me decently understand that while I'm generally a fairly calm person, I do have my moments when I succumb to anger and spitefulness. I hate dishonesty and I really hate when people talk behind my back and spread lies and slander me. I have b...
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On 礼儀
When you're taking Japanese Dance (or martial arts, etc.), the concept of 礼儀 is very EXTREMELY important. There are basically two rules: Do what your teacher tells you to do. If you don't like it, too bad so sad. If you think your teacher is wrong, see rule...
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This is short...but necessary
Generally, if you want to be taken seriously when you accuse someone, you should probably have the following things handy: A clear idea of what the problem is. Evidence that supports your claim. An open mind to listen to the person you're accusing. It's oft...
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暗闇の中から、煌いて。。。
Obon is finally over, and I'm not sad to see it go this year. I'm sick and tired of the drama that surrounded things at obon this year, and I'm sick and tired of fakeness, lies, deceit, and backstabbing. I have no time or patience for any of this, and I'm t...
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My side...
Obon season is upon us again, and I have been receiving my fair share of questions as to why I haven't been dancing in the center. I feel that since many do not know me, they deserve an explanation. Please be aware that this is my perception of what has hap...
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This is short...but necessary
Generally, if you want to be taken seriously when you accuse someone, you should probably have the following things handy: A clear idea of what the problem is. Evidence that supports your claim. An open mind to listen to the person you're accusing. It's oft...
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Post Rewrite - 信じられない
*This is a rewrite of a post I made a few years back but subsequently deleted as I was cleaning up my blog posts. Unfortunately many of these points I originally made are still valid, so I decided to rewrite and freshen up this post.* Every year I run a d...
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