Monday, March 5, 2012

My Top 12 Ways Moving to Japan is like Having a Baby

12. Everyone gives you advice about everything.
11. You must haul around a lot of extra luggage.
10. Upon arrival, you are exhausted.

9. Everything is much smaller.
8. You lose days of sleep.
7. There's a serious language barrier.
6. You are easily disoriented.
5. Everyone wants to come visit you.
4. You start to shop online - a lot.

3.There's a learning curve.
2. No one can imagine what it's like until they've done it.
1. It's really scary and totally unknown - but definitely worth it.
Here is a picture of us visiting the Great Buddah at Kamakura.  
Only about 20 minutes from our house.
 It is probably the coolest thing we've seen since we've been here, and I think it's the oldest thing I've ever seen.  They started building it in the 1200's!  
Hope you're all doing well!  I'm starting to get excited about Cherry Blossom time here - more to come on that later!  


  1. glad to see you are all doing ok !!

  2. Too funny Jessica!! I'm loving all the photos! And yeah - I'm one of the #5's - we totally wish we could come visit you!! :)

  3. Loved this post...also...I need to email you soon about a little something I've been cooking up....


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