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... Japanese garden near our hotel that looks nothing like the ones in America. It's quite natural with dozens of varieties of trees of every possible shade of green. Odori Park runs a mile and a half through the center of town and has fountains, flower gardens, places to play and yesterday was the start of the Run for Fun charity marathon.
But Sapporo is not just parks. I managed to endnup skulking around in my socks inside the building where people keep the ashes of ...
... and start thinking about summer, since I'm thinking about going home. After class I was invited to have lunch with Pamela and her husband Ted, so at least there was a good ending to the morning!
Wednesday night was another night out with the visiting researcher and we went to a soup curry restaurant, which is probably my favorite food in Sapporo. Maybe I'll pick a day and tell Chris I am not cooking from that day forward, and we can go out for ...
... distance. Printed off the return label 10 minutes after it arrived....
One teacher here is so crazy. She has loads of ideas but she tries too many at once and it doesn`t always pay off. There was an open class where parents got to see their kids being taught and she asked me to come along. It got to the end and we had to have a conversation to demonstrate to the kids the target language. It was meant to go something like:
Me: Where are you ...
... we'd previously gotten a pretzel at. We had a nice dinner and I told them my story about getting a new vacuum from the guys at the university, which Atsuo thought was really funny. I didn't have to worry about staying out too late because at 9 they started to play Old Lang Syne and Atsuo said this is a popular song in Japan when things are closing. They even play it at graduation as a way to say goodbye. While we were walking back to the subway there were still ...
... you are out, even if I had only met her earlier in the day. I guess I am rather easy to pick out of the crowd as well.
Wednesday is my Japanese class provided by the Hokkaido International Women's Association. I am starting to realize that many of the same people who tutor 1-on-1, also teach my Wednesday class and are also there for my Friday class, even though they are all provided by different groups. I felt somewhat famous today when I ...