April 26, 2019 Jameela

What Have I Received

  • Today I received joy from watching my children play outside with their neighbourhood friend
  • An expertly cooked meal
  • Laughter from my family
  • Kindness from our child care provider
  • Grace
  • Thoughtfullness

What Have I Given

  • Kindness
  • Love
  • Labour
  • A listening ear
  • Encouragement
  • My car

What Troubles or Difficulties Have I Caused?

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December 25, 2018 Jameela

Hello Hello Hello!

I am spending Christmas alone and I am so excited about it! Every year I always wonder why I participate in Christmas. I stress over gifts, what I am supposed to bring to the potluck, and a million other things.Read More

September 25, 2018 Jameela

Okinawa: The vacation from my vacation

After a little over two weeks from constant traveling and kilometers of walking, I needed to take a break. Right now I am on Christmas vacation and I am trying to (finally) finish my Japan blog posts, so all I am going to say is that I ate tasty food, rode my bike around, and laid around on the beach.… Read More

September 21, 2018 Jameela

I have no photos from this day because of a very unfortunate incident that happened with

Vanilla Air

My Vanilla Air Horror Story and Review

I had booked two tickets to fly from Tokyo to Naha, Okinawa months before the trip.… Read More

September 17, 2018 Jameela

Off the beaten path: Day Trips from Tokyo

After doing the hardcore tourist thing, we decided to find a place that wasn’t too far. By this time, I was bored of going long distances via rail. When I am out and about too much I forget to eat, so by the time I get back to where I am staying I am starving and am too impatient to go to a sit down restaurant.… Read More

September 15, 2018 Jameela

After walking an average of 18 KM everyday, my legs basically gave out. I could barely move my right leg. My hip was so tight that I had to stay in all day. 🙁

I had big plans but in my old age I had to listen to my body and rest.… Read More