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Today’s Watercolor: Beast, the Puppy!

Today’s watercolor is based on this awesome comic. Beast from Beauty and the Beast, as he might have been when he first transformed. He’s like a puppy!

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Today’s Watercolor: Christmas Puppies

Happy December! I’m starting to get some lovely holiday season feelings, so today’s watercolor is just the thing. Also, today’s painting is actually a request from Sean’s mom–puppies playing with ribbons on a Christmas present. Yay, requests! As always, if … Continue reading

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Today’s Watercolor: Witchy Pumpkin Love

I love Halloween! I posted this a few weeks ago dreaming of Pumpkin Spice Lattes. (We may not have them in Japan, but the Roasted Almond Latte was pretty fabulous, and I’m excited for the Chestnut latte coming out on … Continue reading

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Self-portrait with Sushi

A good thing recently has been having time and inclination to be creative. I’ve been playing around with my tablet, my watercolors, even my lovely coupy-pencils (like crayons, but a little more grown up. Just a little though.) Here’s a … Continue reading

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A very Kyary Xmas!

A very Kyary Xmas!

Recently, on a particularly good hair day, one of my students declared that I had “Christmas Hair.” I don’t think this is quite what he meant, but I love it!

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Hello Kitty celebrates 七五三

November 15th is one of my favorite holidays in Japan. It’s not a public holiday, so we still have to go to work tomorrow, but it’s a cultural holiday like Setsubun and Hinamatsuri. 七五三 or Shichi-Go-San means 7-5-3, and is … Continue reading

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Meet the Mascots! Joushu-kun & Miyama-chan

Gunma-chan wears many hats here, but one of the jobs he doesn’t do is police work. Perhaps he dreams of being a police man when he grows up, but for now, his horsey cousins have taken the reins (ba-dum-ching!) Meet … Continue reading

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School Life — The Sweetest Thing

How adorable is this? I love my students!

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Ghost-flavored Pringles!

As soon as September clicks over in Japan, it instantly becomes Autumn. The shelves are full of

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The Many Faces of ぐんまちゃん — Tsumagoi

This week’s installment in The Many Faces of Gunma-chan reminds me of a Rorschach test. Though there is an actual interpretation and meaning behind this visual salad of an image, I think that the possibilities are potentially endless! Personally, it … Continue reading

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