POINT OF VIEW/ Genichiro Takahashi: Is Japan promoting state-led domesti...
Here is a cautionary tale about a young man who happened to be an onlooker during a street demonstration and found himself in police custody
The Story of My Poinsettia's Near-death Experience
As Alyssa prepared to go on her mission, she handed me what looked like a potted plant and asked me to take care of it. She said it was a po
Best Dating Excuses Ever: Stop me if you've heard this one
Over the years I have run up against (And Given) many different and creative excuses for my poor behavior in my dating interactions. I have
Quiet Rain: My Eternal Salvation is NOT based on Dinosaurs
I need to go to bed. Why am I not in bed? I want to tell you all an amazing story I heard tonight at institute. There is this man who is a t
Living In China Part 1 - "The Voice" Second Round! Please Vote!!
I made the next round of "The Voice" here in China! list of chinese names (copy paste) Please go to THIS link and vote by following the abov
A Few Trivia Items about Lynnae's Recent Activities
Thank goodness I haven't had another two-month lapse in writing on my blog, but seeing as how I use the fact that I keep this blog to justif
Say what you need to say: A Mother's Day Tribute of Mourning
My mom was a beautiful, intelligent woman. Soft-spoken and tender, she spent the years before my birth as an elementary school teacher. She