For those who are interested, I’ve posted the narrative of my Japan trip in .pdf format, as well as the latest version of the Never Enough excerpt, which includes the first four chapters in their entirety. Warning: may not be suitable for minors. I’ve also rearranged the photos from the Japan trip at my Picasa […] Read More..
Day Eleven – Return to Nikko, Family New Year’s Celebration, and Hot Springs (again) We got up early the next morning to head up to Nikko again, apparently because Oto-san hated the idea that I wouldn’t get pictures of the first shogun’s shrine and tomb. Only Yuuka and I went with him. On the drive […] Read More..
New (old) Pictures: Early Recovery The School Years The conclusion to the Japan Trip narrative is forthcoming. Read More..
Day Nine—Tokyo and Asking the Tough Questions I woke up early the next day, a full twenty minutes before Okaa-san had planned to wake me up. I tried to roll over and fall back asleep, but anticipating my rapidly approaching request, I was unable to do it. I retrieved the piece of paper containing my […] Read More..
Day Seven – Odawara Castle, Kamakura (Part Two), and Dinner in Tokyo Though we made plans to try to get up earlier the following day, we woke around the same time and rushed out of the house to catch our same train. The train ride was quite similar to the previous day’s ride, the only […] Read More..