With this, my blogging about school lunch comes to a sudden halt. My school lunch ended on a high note as I was able to eat the 6年生の楽しみ給食 (6th grader’s special lunch) that consisted of apple jelly, fried chicken, two hashed potato star thingies, two sweet breads, and all in all yummy things. I am… Continue reading This Month in 給食 – FINALE: March 2011
There, for those who think I am being naive and should be running for Okinawa or Kyushu right now, here is a map from the nuclear power plants to where I am located. Notice the nice big number up there with a 2 followed by some other numbers? I am well outside what even the… Continue reading Distance from Power Plant
I am going to quote a fantastic blog article that I stumbled upon this morning: We seem to be in a situation where the global media coverage has caused more panic abroad than in Japan, which is remarkable. While the concern is touching, my fellow expats in Japan and I are spending a lot of… Continue reading Earthquake/Tsunami/Radiation Update
I really really wanted to get these. I have had good luck with the pink variety Kit Kats, and the wrapping on these were just so cute! There will soon be a new feature here at Tobidasu! Due to some changes in my health, nothing serious but some things that I should look out for,… Continue reading Strawberry Cake Kit Kat
This is one of my favorite Japanese dishes, but I can never get the recipe right when I try to make it myself. There are a few places that have opened up in my neighborhood that sell them. Makes my bike ride to and from work smell fantastic! Not sure if these would be a… Continue reading Japanese Caramelized Sweet Potatoes
So, it is Coming of Age Day here in Japan and I just had to share the awesome logo that Google has up in honor of it. Isn’t that neat?!
Well, another year has come and gone and it is hard to believe that it is already the 4th here in Japan. I am back to the half days of sitting at the Board of Education where they put us in a room of mostly windows and we all feel like a bunch of gold… Continue reading 2010 in Review