I am always on the lookout for websites with good children’s stories, and here is an excellent site that I have found with stories from Japan, translated into English. The stories are cute in and of themselves, and by looking at the themes that repeat most often one gets a sense of what life lessons are most important to the Japanese. Read more
December is not the best month to have your birthday.
As someone whose birthday is right on Christmas, I have always felt a little envious of people whose birthdays are on just some random day in April or August.
Sometimes I’m just being above-average selfish in taking the Christmas birthday thing too hard. So I decided to run a little survey to find out how other people feel about having a December birthday. Read more