Category Archives: vocabulary

Back In Japan: “Getting Over Zero”

I’m  back in Japan for a big part of the summer.  The jet lag hasn’t hit  yet, my wife is busy, so I’m in my home away from home—the  Aprecio manga kissa. I managed to stay in a Japanese bubble … Continue reading

Posted in immersion, Japanese Culture, vocabulary | Tagged | 3 Comments

Keep on Hacking, Samurai!

When I first tried to start immersing in Japanese, I carried around a CD player and an electric Japanese dictionary.  (Yes, I was one of those guys who refused to get the latest technology.)  I ditched the CD player many … Continue reading

Posted in Deliberate Practice, Reading, vocabulary | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Go and Let Go: Samurai Time is On Your Side, Pt. 2

Work joyfully and peacefully, knowing that right thoughts and right efforts will inevitably bring about right results. James Allen As I did my Nei Kung exercises in sight of the majestic peak of Mount Fuji, I had a Tom Cruise … Continue reading

Posted in Deliberate Practice, Mind, Reading, Samurai Time Management, vocabulary | Tagged | Leave a comment

Samurai Need App

I have a week off from school and I plan to spend some quality time with my family and my Iphone.  Ipad, Iphone, Isurrendered.   Yes, I got an Iphone.  I got tired of people telling me that my Palm Treo … Continue reading

Posted in Deliberate Practice, immersion, Samurai Time Management, vocabulary | Tagged | Leave a comment