the beginning – 日本語

“Nothing is impossible – even the word itself says ‘I’m possible!'” – Audrey Hepburn

I never imagined myself learning Japanese, or any Asian type of language. To tell you the truth, I felt pretty pleased with myself for mastering Spanish, and I was ready to stop there.

When I got engaged – I realized that learning Japanese would be a must to be able to talk with my extended family who all live and were raised in Japan. Continue reading →

how is your heart?
It’s so obvious I’ve been crying.
Turning the key in the door I quickly put on my darkest sunglasses before turning to walk down my street. It’s a small neighborhood and I already stand out enough as a foreigner. I don’t want to give the neighbors fuel for the fire discussing my red eyes puffy from crying the whole night before.

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