Donate to Japan

Dear Friends, I have decided to make a contribution to the Australian Red Cross’s Japan Relief Fund. I have modest means, however the law firm I work with will sponsor donation matching. Whatever amount of money I give the Australian Red Cross, the firm will give the same amount of money as well. If you would like to donate to the Japan Relief Fund and … Continue reading Donate to Japan

My College Admissions Essay

This is my undergraduate admissions essay written on June 9th, 2007 Ishi no ue ni sannen this Japanese proverb means One must persist for three years to achieve a goal It has been twenty-one months since I first visited Japan. Twenty-one months since I found my passion for learning Japanese. Since my return, my wholehearted commitment to learning Japanese has dominated my life. During a … Continue reading My College Admissions Essay

Tokyo meets the International Super Hero

Tokyo meets the International Superhero Written in November 2005: Age 16 My father and I embarked on the journey together, our goal being to attend the wedding of my uncle to a woman of considerable youth in comparison to his gray hair. Even though my father and I departed and arrived together our paths in Japan would wind separate but similar paths. My father and … Continue reading Tokyo meets the International Super Hero