Reflections on Life in Japan

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Number Title Date
58 Saying Goodbye 2009-12-23
57 The Daily Commute 2009-12-09
56 Cutting Back 2009-11-25
55 Seasonal Treats 2009-11-11
54 Conference Season, Part II 2009-10-28
53 Conference Season, Part I 2009-10-14
52 A Change of Pace 2009-09-16
51 Great Books on Japan, Part III 2009-09-02
50 Great Books on Japan, Part II 2009-08-19
49 Great Books on Japan, Part I 2009-08-05
48 My Brush with Stardom 2009-07-22
47 Settling In, Part II 2009-07-07
46 Settling In, Part I 2009-06-24
45 First Impressions, Part II 2009-06-10
44 First Impressions, Part I 2009-05-27
43 Starting Over, Again 2009-05-13
42 Wonder-ful Japan 2009-04-15
41 Reconciling Differences 2009-04-01
40 The Art of Waiting 2009-03-16
39 Speeches, speeches, speeches 2009-03-04
38 Arigatai: Giving Thanks 2009-02-16
37 Some Thoughts on Sumo 2009-02-04
36 What Other People Think 2009-01-21
35 Season’s Greetings 2009-01-09
34 Regarding Cliques and Factions 2008-12-17
33 Seniority System: Pros and Cons 2008-12-03
32 On Nostalgia 2008-11-19
31 Recall Mania 2008-11-05
30 All Apologies 2008-10-22
29 Seeing Eye-to-Eye with Japan 2008-10-08
28 The Art of Maintaining Perspective, Part III 2008-09-24
27 The Art of Maintaining Perspective, Part II 2008-09-10
26 The Art of Maintaining Perspective, Part I 2008-08-27
25 Suffering in Silence? 2008-08-13
24 Guests and Hosts in Japan, Part II 2008-07-30
23 Guests and Hosts in Japan, Part I 2008-07-16
22 Hinkaku: Maintaining One’s Dignity 2008-07-02
21 Kenkyo: The Virtue of Modesty in Japan 2008-06-18
20 Gambari: The Importance of Making an Effort 2008-06-04
19 The Dignity of Ambiguity 2008-05-21
18 In Praise of Wandering, Part III 2008-05-07
17 In Praise of Wandering Part II 2008-04-16
16 In Praise of Wandering, Part I 2008-04-02
15 Lessons from "Mr. Baseball," Part II 2008-03-19
14 Lessons from "Mr. Baseball," Part I 2008-03-04
12 The Need to Learn Japanese 2008-02-18
11 Gift-giving in Japan II: Breaking the cycle 2008-02-06
10 Cell Phone Culture and Literacy 2008-01-23
9 Holidays in Japan Pt. II: Happy New Year! 2008-01-08
8 In Praise of "Kawaii" Culture 2007-12-18
7 Mottainai: when "buzzwords" lose their "buzz" 2007-12-05
6 Working life in Japan, and the “Lost Generation” 2007-11-21
5 On "Culture Festivals" 2007-11-07
4 Vending Machines and the Culture of Convenience in Japan 2007-10-24
3 Gift-giving in Japan I: Omiyage 2007-10-03
2 Hakamairi and O-Bon: the presence of ancestors in Japan 2007-09-26
1 Holidays in Japan Pt. I: Get on the Bus! 2007-08-29



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