E-mail to Sarita 9.8.2004

Dearest Sarita, Congratulations on the engagement!  I’m extremely happy for you and wish you the best.  Please be certain to send me your address around the wedding date so I can send you a nice little exotic present from Asia.   I always enjoy hearing from you and reading your insightful e-mails.  You are the only friend…… Continue reading E-mail to Sarita 9.8.2004

E-mail to Mathias 8.20.2004

Mathias!My classes at Waseda are finally finished and I’m very happy to not have togo to those boring lectures anymore.  I think it’s time to study Japanese onmy own without the teachers troubling me with too many tests that I alwaysreceived a bad grade on.  : )Now, I’m just teaching English at night, going to…… Continue reading E-mail to Mathias 8.20.2004

Letter to Sister 8.3.2004

Dear Homeless and Jobless in Main,It has been a long time.  I was thinking that you didn’t have internet thereat camp.  Then I received your message and remembered how you said theirnetwork may have nearly destroyed your computer last time.  Anyway, I’m gladyou wrote!Good luck with the job situation and I hope you land somewhere…… Continue reading Letter to Sister 8.3.2004

E-mail to Hyun-Ju Tak 11.8.2003

Salut Hyun-Ju Ce deviens plus en plus difficile d’ecrire en francais.  On parle pas le francais au japon, donc j’ai oublie bcp!   Maintenant, j’etudie toujours le japonais mais je ne peux pas apprendre tres rapide comme le francais.  Le Kanji et le fait que je peux lire seulement 600-800 kanjis me alle tres mal.  Mais, je…… Continue reading E-mail to Hyun-Ju Tak 11.8.2003

E-mail to Brendan about Iraq War

Amigos,Well, America is going to war!  Remember, if you see any suspicious towel heads about the building to call security immediately. ha haSeriously though, all the world is against the war without the backing of the UN security council.  Then on Japanese T.V. they showed some Americans being interviewed on the street saying they were…… Continue reading E-mail to Brendan about Iraq War

E-mail to Dad 3.31.2003 – Iraq War

 Hey Dad. Being out of the country for quite a bit of the last couple of years, I’ve made a lot of new friends and have had the opportunity to see many different viewpoints.  The fact is a good part of the world now really hates America.  This is to be expected.  But I’ve started reading…… Continue reading E-mail to Dad 3.31.2003 – Iraq War