Author Archives: CaryFujikawa

Haiku Poem

痩せるべき 暑くなりそう 二パックに やせるべき あつく なりそう に パック に 腹筋を鍛え備える夏の為 ふっきん を きたえそなえる なつ の ため Need to get slim Warming season comes soon 2 pack to begin. Hot summer is coming so need to lose weight. Most people’s goal is to get a 6-pack of … Continue reading

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Hanami 2013

This year I went to Hanami with my coworkers and family. There were about 50 people. We were lucky and the cherry blossoms were in full bloom. I even participated in a tug-of-war contest. We made it to semi-finals but … Continue reading

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声高く宴は踊る花見酒 こえ たかく うたげ は おどる はなみ ざけ Laughing bellies beneath the pinks and whites brown eyes dancing. (Description) Hanami party. Laughing and drinking. Mostly Japanese so brown eyes dancing from a little too much alcohol. All under the pink and white … Continue reading

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Going out or not going out in Nagasaki

There’s many things to see and do in Japan, but recently it’s not always safe to do so. It’s not a crime wave keeping us in, it’s the weather. Or rather, the things in the air that are keeping us … Continue reading

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僕は外節分の日に妻は内 ぼく は そと せつぶん の ひ に つま は うち Beast within me Cold days fade as do I Fortune and wife. (Description) February 3rd was Setsubun no Hi, which represents the last day of winter and the start of Spring. … Continue reading

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餅つき

We had our first mochi pounding in Japan on December 31st. When I lived in Hawaii, we did it every year on December 30th. A few years ago, my family stopped making mochi as my grandparents got older and the … Continue reading

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今日の長崎 (2013年1月18日)

This morning, for the first time this year, everything is covered in snow. They said about 5cm would fall. I think they were right. It looks pretty, but now I have to clear the snow off my car and leave … Continue reading

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