Overcooked! Lessons on Team Orchestration and Optimization

At our office we bought a new game for our PS4: Overcooked! This is one of the best team building games I’ve ever played. It’s fun, easy to learn, and so approachable that we’re seeing people from different departments get in the game room with us from time to time. Highly recommend it! From the […]

JapanDay Update coming soon

I planned on writing a JapanDay update today. But, after reviewing my previous years’ posts, I decided to give myself a couple days to prepare this update. Year 6 in Japan has completed, and I think it deserves a special review. I’ll do that this week. Until that time, I’ll reminisce while reading my previous […]

Japanese, License, Weight

Three big goals for this year: 1) Continue improving my Japanese. I’m taking the JLPT in July and am currently in a 90 minute lesson every week. 2) Get a driver’s license. I’ve got a few hurdles to jump for this. First I have to get proof that I had been driving for a couple […]

End of an Era

Not sure how often I’ll update this blog going forward. I’ve really enjoyed writing here, but it’s no longer as important to me as it once was. I reached the goal I set out with: document my life in Japan, the strange things I saw, and things I learned so I could remember what those […]