supjulieee: bring it ;)
ethicallyimmoral: Why do they sell so much spring water? Doesn’t water exist in every season? What’s the deal with that?
I’m back! Hi, America!
I’m sitting in a hotel in Tokyo. It is my last night in Japan. Tomorrow, I fly back to America. It’s been over a year. And it is time to go home.
graduate student anonymous (GSA)
thefloodgates: thesising: totheedgesoftheearth: hello, my name is ______ I study _______ We should have a tumblr support group…. ? AGREE!!!! Hello, my name is Danielle. I study education policy. Hello, my name is Ashley. I study rhetoric and composition. (hehe…) Hello, my name is Michael. I study philosophy. (oh god, help me please)
ninjaruski: stormaggeddondarklordofall: colinfirth: buttpower: you never really know someone until you play uno with them and the motherfuckin asshole hits you with a draw four #friendship has no place at the uno table Friendship has no place at the Monopoly table either. I’ve never played a game that didn’t end in a table flip and a fist fight. No. Friendship has no place at the...
polackstravels: I went to Kashiwazaki to see the fireworks tonight! They were pretty rad! Here is a short clip from the show… this wasn’t even the finale! This was just one of several segments like this! And, to be clear, the ones exploding from the ground were actually fired into the ocean, and were exploding upward from the water! I’ll reblog myself, just because it is damn pretty.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.– Plato (via expose-the-light)
I… crap. My bags are packed. My boxes are almost ready. One last box to send right before I leave… And that’s it. This is really happening.
burstofhope replied to your post: Good lord help me, I have country music on repeat. This may be the most amazing gif ever!
Good lord help me, I have country music on repeat.
polackstravels: Said my speech, got my flowers, was clapped out… I think I mighta screwed up at the end, but shit happens, I guess. One last enkai with this crew, and I’m done. God, where did the year go? But, I got a really sweet gift from the English teachers!
Tomorrow is my last day of work… Speech, farewell ceremony, and try to get out before I blubber all over the place. Wish me luck.
Death is not extinguishing the light; it is putting the lamp out bevause dawn...– Tagore (via iman-xo) One of my favorite quotes on death.
By this time next week, I will be in the United States, and my year in Japan will be at an end. I don’t know if I proper have the words to describe all the emotions going on right now.
What happened? I left home, and I lost my way, and these days home’s a long way...– ‘Murder Mysteries’ in Smoke and Mirrors by Neil Gaiman (via creatingaquietmind)
Once upon a time...
On a Certain Failing...
In myself. [[MORE]] A retrospective. Over the last year, I have learned ever so much. My Japanese has gone from being near non-existant, to being somewhat usable. I have seen things, traveled across the world, moved to a country where I did not speak the language, and started a job in which I had no practical experience. Moreover, so did I meet people from all across the world, some of whom...
I… need to write, tonight. Something isn’t right, and I won’t be settled until it is out.
Nothing can make our lives, or the lives of other people, more beautiful than...– Leo Tolstoy (via middlenameconfused)