Monthly Archives: November 2002

CottonSwabs & Rolling Pins

On making cookies for the college festival. Somebody said, “We are making cookies, so can someone who has menbou please bring it.” So, even though I had already used half of them, I brought my cotton swabs (menbou). When I … Continue reading

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Violin弾きのお美っちゃん~21

こっちの水は甘いか?……

 ハワイは11月から3月ごろまで雨期になる。

  といっても、日本の梅雨のようにしとしとジメジメ降り続く雨ではない。オアフ島ではワイキキが最も雨量が少ない。ワイキキ方面は青空が広がっていても、車で北に15分くらいのところにあるマノア方面の山には雨足が見えることがある。マノアは雨が多い。

 何月だったか忘れたが、マノアの友人の家でパーティーをした時のことだ。ジャングルのように南国の木々が生い茂った庭で、私たちは食事をしておしゃべりをしていた。夕方になり、そこに雨がザーッときた。 Continue reading

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butter mochi recipe

butter mochi recipe

4 cups mochiko
3 cups sugar
3 tsp baking powder
4 eggs
2 tsp vanilla extract
4 cups milk
1 block butter, melted

Combine all ingredients and pour into a greased 13 by 9 inch baking pan.
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受験!

■2002/11/24 (日)

住環境の試験は難しかった!!
前回の問題と比べてみても難易度がアップ!
やばいかも、と思いながらも自己採点をしたら76点(70点以上合格)。
マークミスがあればやばい、いわゆるボーダーライン。
結果を待て!!!(2003年1月15日)

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Eh Kanojo?, Kanjo?

 
When I first began speaking Japanese at my restuarant. I would mess up many times and say words wrong. For example one time I had a table with Japanese people and I thought it would be cool if I aksed them if they wanted their check in Japanese. "Would you like KANOJO," I asked. They looked at me funny and said, "Eh, Nani?" "Would you like KANOJO,"  I asked again.They were really confused and I was getting a little emabarrassed. So, I decided to just say, "Would you like the check." "Oh cheku!" they said. "You mean KANJO, you were asking us if we wanted your girlfriend!" they explained.My face turned bright red and we all began laughing together.

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Hayashi Rice

I joined the "Harmony Circle", which is a choral group in college. This is a group of people who enjoy singing even if they are not good at it. We gather together as a family and sing. The other day, our college had a festival and allowed us a vending space to sell our product. Guess what kind of vender we have? We have "Hayashi Rice" which is unique. It is a challenge to put together something very unusual. Yes, it is true, but the real reason is that he is here,,,,, a man who is into "Hayashi Rice" who dedicated his life to making his most tastiest one!  Am I exaggerating? No. A man whose nickname is  " Arisan".

He is very particuler in what he uses and that’s why he is great. He does research before he purchases his ingredients and he experimented 5 times before coming up with the most tastiest "Hayashi Rice". We have tasted this rice many times before the festival. we were happy to taste the rice because it was very good. Continue reading

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住環境コーディネータ

■2002/11/21 (木)

次の日曜日に福山で「住環境コーディネータ」の試験がある。

受ける級数は3級。一番ペーぺーのランクである。

医療福祉系、建築系の2分野に分かれてそれぞれ70%以上とれば合格。
国家資格ではないけど、自己啓発に、また知っていて損はない知識なので受けることに。

やはり建築系の知識を覚えるのが難しい。。

あまりはかどってないにもかかわらず、あと3日しかない!!

できるかぎりがんばります。
 

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