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  • Note from the teacher

    “Swimming cap?” I asked my first grade son. “Swimming cap,” he said as he...

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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  • Tokyo roads: How good a driver are you?

    You know the situation: you’re in the outer lane of the Expressway, going about...

    • Posted June 18, 2013
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  • Decorative English

    “I’m standing between Love & Peace and Hugme”. This was the position of a...

    • Posted May 9, 2013
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  • Coping with the chaos of kids

    Meet the Juggler… I have the world’s coolest stroller. A four-seater yellow affair that...

    • Posted December 29, 2009
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  • The Test

    You can do it, I said to myself. You can do it. I bowed....

    • Posted May 4, 2009
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  • Kitchen confidential

    “Honey, what are you doing?” my husband asked me. “Um,” I said. “I’m just...

    • Posted February 27, 2009
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  • Miss Pronunciation

    Yes, I’m on the lookout for a new hairdresser in Tokyo. This newest mission...

    • Posted December 25, 2008
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  • One man and his brolly

    Weapon, prop, fashion accessory, and a good umbrella should be treated like an inseparable...

    • Posted June 1, 2008
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  • Off the Map

    “What did she say?” my friend Muffin* asked me in a slightly panicked voice....

    • Posted March 6, 2008
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  • All dolled up

    I understood what Midori meant when she told me that hina dolls aren't for...

    • Posted March 6, 2008
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  • Girls and dolls

    An in-depth look at this month's Hina Matsuri celebratingdaughters by way of traditional ornamental...

    • Posted March 6, 2008
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