Aaaaand...Back! And I'm sure everyone's excited. I thought this last semester would be fairly straightforward and dull, seeing as I have only 12 credits, but of course, I had to pick electives that were more difficult than your typical English and history classes. I had to pick high level one filled with English and history majors, respectively, showing my mechanical engineering ass up. Luckily, I think I still managed to jam a few things into my brain right beside all the numbers.
    But hey, I've got some real cool stuff going on, and by god, I'm gonna tell you's people about it. For starters, I just purchased an instruction book a few months ago and started building myself a shamisen. Damn straight. If you don't know what that is, you can head over to the multimedia page and check out the video I posted or just type "shamisen" into goolge or youtube. There are about a gillion videos of all types of people rocking the shamisen and showing off. I've been working on it in my free time and I'm hoping to have it finished before June.
    Now the reason I chose June is because something else is going on Starting June 3rd for me, which I'm ecstatic about. I was lucky enough to land a job teaching English in Japan for a year starting in June! It's not quite what my major set me up for, but when's the next time I'll get to spend a year in Japan? Never, ever again, in case you weren't sure about the answer. I'll be going to a city called Aizu Wakamatsu, a few hours north of Tokyo, which, as far as my research tells me, was one of the last places the samurai fought in during the Boshin War in 1869. There's a castle and everything. But here, look it up for yourself. I can't be holding your e-hand all the time.
    At this point, I've only got less than two weeks left at this school, then a few weeks of working (and a graduation party), and I'll be headed to J-Land. Unfortunately, what this means for all of you is that once I head over there, it may be a while before I get reliable internet service, so it'll be another big long wait (this time not my fault!) before I can write about the goings on in the land of the Rising Sun. The good news is that I'll try to take tons of pictures, and I'm confident my Japanese will be bitchin' by the time I get back to the U.S.
    Until then, I'll try to update some more, add some pics, post some videos, and brag my skinny ass off (to an extent. I'm not that good at it anyway). And on that note, I'll leave you all with a fond "じゃあね!" and let you get back to your flash games/youtube/illegally downloaded movies. Happy days!
 


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04/06/2012 15:53

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love you!, livi
ps have a great time in japan i love you sooooooo much and miss you XOXO

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