Thursday, May 31, 2012
It was actually somewhat productive. Played my game, did my laundry, talked to my mom for 2 hours on Skype, did kenjinkai stuff, made food, watched Castle, cleaned my room, made weekend plans to see two of the most awesome people in the world.
Yep. Not bad.
Right now I'm off to the Aeon to finally buy a Brita. Having charcoal in my water helps the taste but I doubt it filters effectively.
Also looking into a short file thingie I can put my printer on. Preferably with wheels. There's one at FrancFranc I have my eyes on, but if I can find a cheaper one, all the better.
Posted at 9:58 AM
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Monday, May 28, 2012
But it's simple enough that I can do it and utilizes the touch screen so I don't need to use the controls, which I suck at.
So I keep wasting HOURS on it. Good point is that time just flies by on the train.
Posted at 6:00 AM
Sunday, May 27, 2012
Japan meant humidity that made the hot days unbearable, with the heat even creeping into the nights. Blaring cicadas proving sound has an affect on perceived heat. Butterflies and dragonflies and frogs and crayfish and minnows to attempt to catch. Fireworks. Yukata. Fireworks while wearing yukata just because.
Summer is coming.
Posted at 8:24 AM
Saturday, May 26, 2012
Friday, May 25, 2012
Maybe it's just too much right now. Everything. I need to step back. Thank goodness for next weekend and a lot of June, actually.
4 hours later...
Oops. Forgot to send this. Still not 100% happy but I could be worse, so I'll just count my blessings and not worry so much.
Posted at 10:11 AM
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Posted at 7:10 PM
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Monday, May 21, 2012
I'm wide awake but I have lessons all morning. Curse my lack of foresight!
Actually I really like the people I'm teaching this morning, so it's not as bad as it could be.
Will try to snap a shot of the beginning before I start.
Posted at 6:10 AM
Sunday, May 20, 2012
Saturday, May 19, 2012
Just realized I may have neglected to turn my alarm clock off...Oops.
Off to enjoy a Komeda morning before a short day at work. It's going to be a long week so I thought I'd give myself a break. No matter how awesome the people who might fill them may be, I would resent the fact that the slots were filled.
I know myself at least that well. And better than I thought, the short day was eecided before the aforementioned hellish nap.
I need to find a way to deal with work. As Capt. Montgomery said in Castle 2.07?08? Kill the Messenger: Never let the job get in the way of the job.
Now if I could just figure out what the two "jobs" are in my life.
Posted at 8:18 AM
Friday, May 18, 2012
Mixed feelings about it.
Too many to write here, but maybe that's the problem. I need to recharge. And yet I've filled my schedule with playtime. Some of which is long overdue, but still. It takes so much out of me.
I want to retreat back into my shell and do nothing but sleep. Which is what I intend to do between shifts today.
Posted at 6:21 AM
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Sunday, May 13, 2012
Almost bought some Fortmason until I remembered I work in a building with a Fortnum and Mason store.
Didn't buy any flowers but there's the old adage, 花より団子 (Sweets over flowers). In this case, LOTS of sweets.
Shopping can be fun, but because my days off are Tue-Thu, I've gotten used to the weekday crowds, so today's Sunday/Mother's Day crowds are throwing me a bit off.
It's not a huge deal, but it makes me like my current work schedule more.
Posted at 3:39 PM
Along with that and the LOUD old men who out of an entire empty car, decided the seats in front of me would be perfect, today might not be my day.
Also, some guy came up to me on the subway today. From the looks of it, he has some kind of mental disorder (is this the current acceptable term?) He asked if I could speak, not to him, if I had the ability to speak, and asked if I was 30 in 2011 and turning 31 in 2012 and asked what station I was getting off at and if a person like him could get a girlfriend. These were all asked multiple times in different order with what I would describe as pity in his eyes and voice and an obvious disregard for personal space. Freaked me out a bit that he guessed my age right. Told him I hadn't decided what station yet and as for the girlfriend question, I gave a vauge encouraging answer, careful not to say anything that might suggest I was volunteering for the position. Then he walked on.
I've seen him on the train a few times before talking to various people as he walked through the train. I had a shorter encounter before when he said "Did you come here all by yourself? Good for you."
Maybe lonely, maybe something else. So far I'm settling with "disturbing but mostly harmless" But blogging about it just in case I need record of it.
Posted at 1:59 PM
Saturday, May 12, 2012
I've got a full day today, but I took 3 days off starting tomorrow to hang out with my mom. So I just need to survive today. Seeing some regulars so I guess I shouldn't say "survive" but I'm not quite in top condition. Then again, when am I ever?
I've had worse and today I have my coffee.
The show must go on.
Bring it on.
And just remember to breathe.
Posted at 9:06 AM
Friday, May 11, 2012
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Today, we had breakfast and tea and then my mom and I met up with a friend in Hama for lunch.
My mom headed back to my grandmother's and I thought I'd peaked into Toyohashi before heading back to Nagoya. And that's when I found the above two items at the Animate and couldn't resist.
My wallet hates me this month...but my brain loves me.
Posted at 4:40 PM
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
And ended up at Toys-R-Us for a while.
I got some stuff for my DS and some kick ass ONE PIECE stickers.
Posted at 6:32 PM