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Pattie InoueApr. 28, 2013 - 07:42PM JST
One day trip to the beach ( clam digging season ) & a three day camping trip by doshi river!
Posted in: What are your plans for Golden Week?
Pattie InoueApr. 23, 2013 - 10:17AM JST
My son's turning 12 this year yet my husband still continues with this annual ritual. Lovely sight though :)
Posted in: Blowin' in the wind
Pattie InoueApr. 20, 2013 - 02:55PM JST
Maria @ you said it.
Posted in: Ladies, don’t be disappointed with your Sagawa delivery man's looks
Pattie InoueApr. 16, 2013 - 08:09AM JST
Awful awful news. Rest in peace those two souls.
Posted in: 3 dead, 130 hurt after two bombs explode near Boston Marathon finish line
Pattie InoueApr. 11, 2013 - 02:02PM JST
Two weeks into bracing the famous "tokyo tsukin jigoku", i suffered stress related hives. Three weeks of medication cleared them but the scars remain..... If i didn't love my newly found job so much, i would have thrown in the towel!
Posted in: Veteran strap-hanger gives upbeat advice for surviving daily commute
Pattie InoueMar. 29, 2013 - 05:15PM JST
Wow! I'd love to do that some spring day.
Posted in: Pleasant afternoon
Pattie InoueMar. 28, 2013 - 08:53PM JST
Yep, definitely one of the few good ones.
Posted in: Kurara Chibana: A work in progress
Pattie InoueMar. 25, 2013 - 04:19PM JST
Good on them!
Posted in: Champions
Pattie InoueMar. 16, 2013 - 04:02PM JST
buchailldana @ you said it!
Posted in: Justin Bieber lashes out at media's 'countless lies' about him
Pattie InoueMar. 16, 2013 - 03:53PM JST
Frungy @ took the words outta my mouth. I mean seriously..... What were they thinking? Or not......
Posted in: 2 infants die after being left asleep in car
Pattie InoueMar. 13, 2013 - 04:28PM JST
I weigh 48kgs and the wind almost blew me off the sidewalk onto the road! Scary.....!
Posted in: Strong winds hit Kanto region, causing transport delays
Pattie InoueFeb. 22, 2013 - 03:18PM JST
There should be more people like him around.
Posted in: Man dies one day after donating Lady Gaga's teacup to Miyagi
Pattie InoueFeb. 15, 2013 - 06:58PM JST
I am lost for words. I have an eleven year old boy. This gives me the shudders. Rest in peace poor kid.
Posted in: 11-year-old boy throws himself under train near Osaka
Pattie InoueFeb. 14, 2013 - 10:05PM JST
My 5th grader came home with a bounty of 13 cutely wrapped gifts of handmade chocs and a huge smile on his face! That's 13 white day gifts to prepare next month. Hmmmmm....... as long as the kid is happy i guess.....
Posted in: In Japan, women, not men, throng stores to buy Valentine's chocolates
Pattie InoueJan. 31, 2013 - 06:56PM JST
Crazedinjapan & hidingout
Posted in: Singapore rejects 'comfort woman' statue
Pattie InoueJan. 31, 2013 - 08:19AM JST
No, coz i don't own one and never intend to.
Posted in: Are you addicted to your smartphone?
Pattie InoueJan. 27, 2013 - 01:40PM JST
Loved SONY back then and love SONY now. Hoping for a miracle to pull them out of that deep hole they've sunk into.
Posted in: Sony on track for comeback
Pattie InoueJan. 26, 2013 - 01:57PM JST
Chibachick i can relate. We get treated the same way too. My son is proud that he is "haafu" even though initially after hearing horror stories of "haafu" kids growing up in japan, we gave him a full japanese name. I see now that we needn't have been concerned or are we just the lucky ones......
Posted in: What it means to be 'haafu' in Japan
Pattie InoueJan. 24, 2013 - 05:35PM JST
Jeez, this is just so sad. That poor baby. Rest in peace little one.
Posted in: Woman throws newborn baby out of toilet window
Pattie InoueJan. 22, 2013 - 08:37AM JST
A dear friend just passed last week after 31 years in a coma. She fought a long battle and the family persevered because it was their choice to make and theirs alone!
Posted in: Aso says elderly should be allowed to 'hurry up and die'
Aug. 22, 2014 - 08:51AM JST
True Okinawa: " All he's doing in condoning NK behavior. He's the Dennis Rodnman of Japan...."…
Posted in: Sports diplomacy
Aug. 22, 2014 - 08:50AM JST
but they didn't invade Korea?
Although it used force.
Both the protectorate and the annexation treaties…
Posted in: U.S. experts blame both Japan, S Korea for tensions
Just as an aside, this sort of thing doesn't usually go over well in a room…
"Japanese Police in Kawagoe, Saitama Prefecture, said Thursday they have arrested unemployed 28-year-old Japanese man on…
Posted in: Man arrested for attempted murder after stabbing woman at love hotel
Aug. 22, 2014 - 08:48AM JST
Its actually surprising how big the difference is compared to other countries, five times more!
Posted in: Gambling, Internet, alcohol addictions rife in Japan: study