Starting the Journey to JLPT N4

About 10 years ago, I started my Japanese study. That first year was filled with a disappointing class, short-lived teachers, and absolutely the worst classmates I had in my school career. So it's more fair to say my Japanese study started 9 years ago. I (maybe) learned hiragana that first… more

Buddhism, Minimalist Life, and Sparking Joy

The first blog post on minimalism. I hope to convey what I feel about minimalism in my life. It's a road I'm still working on, but over the past six months, I've cultivated a mindset that combines knowledge from books and articles, eastern religion philosophy, and my own observations. I… more