Closing April

Stop. Collaborate. Listen.

Stop. Collaborate. Listen.

The end of April draws to a close.

So many things have happened.

Spring is running madly past me and in marches Summer. Oh summer…I do not covet the heat you will bring, but I am dearly in want of my parents!! They will come to get me and drag my limp body home to Texas. Joy!! I’m so tired of living abroad.

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Myriad of bells tinkle, Hurried chimes drop one after another, Home is calling me.

I recently began a new school. I have yet to have had classes, but I have waved at some of the students. Two at least remember me from summer speech contest. When I met one of them, she squealed and went jumping down the hall. It is a pleasant change from my previous school.

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The river near my house – The Shinkawa.

Jennifer went to Katsutadai before me, so she showed me the way. Luckily, I get to walk or bike down by the river. It makes for a nice journey.

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Yachiyo feels big for some reason, but from far away it sure looks small.

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Wow…I have lived abroad. Who knew I would or could have done something so grand sounding. I look forward to home, but I do not regret coming to Japan at all. I have learned so much. That is for another post though, sometime in July or August I suspect when I’ll end this blog and perhaps begin a new one? I don’t know and surprisingly, that’s okay. I won’t tell you how long it has taken me to be comfortable with that sentence.

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I love how clean Sakura blossoms look.

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I’ll miss this river walk.

This will be my last time most likely to see the sakura bloom. Sadly, I was not able to hanami or go flower viewing this year because of the surgery.

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So, that’s closing April.


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