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Christmas cake is still tasty [Jan. 16th, 2009|06:05 pm]
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While cleaning up cobwebs, I found this file - Hyde looks like he's 13 Lol!
Click below to download the file
http://www.sendspace.com/file/i2555i

All the talk about Christmas cake, brought to mind a joke that I heard while
watching Anthony, I hate vegetarians, Bordain - he was touring around Osaka.
He said that there is an old Japanese joke - if 3 Japanese were to suddenly come in to money, 1 being from Tokyo, 1 being from Kyoto & 1 being from Osaka.. The Tokyo & Kyoto folk would spend all their money on Clothes & shoes, & The Osaka jin would spend it all on food!
I have a sneaking suspicion that there is truth to the joke (except I think Japanese in general seem to really like food - but then, most of the folks I knew were from Osaka area)


So far, my Survey of Japan class is pretty interesting. In this week's class we watched a documentary that was made in the 90's - it included Japan's fascination for America during the 50's - it showed a few salarymen relaxing in a "Western Style" Cowboy theme saloon , love hotels, & some Gaijin Tarento

I'm a bit worried about having enough stamina to get back into life - My Professor canceled the Japanese language class for this week - because the weather was snowy, icy & he saw too many accidents on the way in to work.
I am such a wimp - I was happy for the unexpected vacation day..


I've had 2 acupuncture treatments & they didn't really help. The huneke neural therapy was the next option, but my hernia seems to be getting bigger & I would have to talk to my surgeon first.

Mu favorite tv host, Bonnie Hunt had a cute segment today - Bonnie's older dog died & poor Charlie has been sad since - so she has been on the lookout for a new friend The potential pup mates were all so very cute.



Big hugs & Prayers out to kaighn =^.^= I'm so sorry to hear of your loss.


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[User Picture]From: cleobatya
2009-01-17 04:30 am (UTC)
do you speak japanese? why the interest? I studied abroad in japan in college and worked there during law school.
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[User Picture]From: nepenthes59
2009-01-17 04:44 pm (UTC)
I barely speak it ^^;; The interest started years ago when my brother made good friends with a fellow Symphony member who was here in Detroit from Japan.

Where did you study?
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[User Picture]From: cleobatya
2009-01-17 06:30 pm (UTC)
I studied at Kansai Gaidai in Osaka, and lived in kyoto with a family. The second time I worked in Tokyo. Japan is such a magical place. I want to go back this year b/c its been a few since i was there...and my japanese is totally going in reverse.
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From: snowdark
2009-01-17 10:52 pm (UTC)
My sweet fattyyyyy <3
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[User Picture]From: kaighn
2009-01-18 02:00 am (UTC)
Thank you ♥ *hug*
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[User Picture]From: miya_fangirl
2009-01-18 03:47 am (UTC)
The dog that looks like a tiger is SO CUTE <3333 XD Jugs~ hehehe <3 Though I am generally afraid of dogs I can have my crushes, lol

Don't push yourself too hard sweetie. Just take care and even if you skip a few classes it's ok. Feel better <333
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[User Picture]From: miya_fangirl
2009-01-18 03:59 am (UTC)
*MELTS at Hyde's cuteness* <333

I never saw that clip before! How can that cutie pie be the same man perfoming Real live the following year <3

OK I'm weird but I miss his old teeth, lol.
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