I will be receiving my first dental implant in October 2021. I recently got an estimate for it and was taken aback at the cost.This is my story of leading up to it.
After finishing 8th grade at the international school, I moved to Sydney, Australia for a year with my family. My father had accepted a position as exchange professor at the University of New South Wales.
Life at the international school followed after I left the Japanese public school. Although it was a different culture to which I belonged, I managed to adapt.
In 1971, my family and I moved to Culver City, California. It proved to be a very valuable experience but upon returning to Japan, I faced more challenges than I could ever imagine.
A memoir recounting my adventures and a decade spent in three different countries: U.S., Australia, and Canada
With more people visiting and/or living in a country other than their own, transnational marriages are becoming more common.The transnational couples I will introduce here have been married for many years. What is their secret in making their marriage work?
Mary Wilson was an American woman married to a Japanese man. They met in New York City in the early 1960s and started a family there.They embarked on an adventure which ended in Tokyo, Japan, Mary`s husband`s hometown.
Poverty among single-mother households is becoming a big social problem in Japan. Why are such households likely to become poor and what are some possible solutions?
This is a list and brief description of 10 male rock musicians who are still going strong even as they age. They have had influential careers and their careers have lasted since the 1960s and '70s.
It might be hard to imagine why it is a big deal to go public about one`s sexuality, especially for celebrities. Their coming out can ruin their reputation. On the other hand, they may not want to continue keeping their sexuality a secret. Gay or lesbian, I think we should embrace their talent!
Out of the many teachers that we encounter in our lives, probably elementary school teachers have the most power to make a student's school life either happy or miserable. An elementary school teacher's competence as a teacher does not...
At no other time in history has the High Speed Rail received so much attention. Many countries are choosing this mode of transportation because we have come to realize that relying on cars is creating a big problem. We also need to be concerned with...
Early Years and Career It came as a surprise to me that such a renowned architect as Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) was a fan and collector of Japanese woodblock prints and that especially in his later years, he relied on the profit from selling...
"Oh, I thought we were friends..." Has this thought ever crossed your mind when you were interacting with a friend whom you trusted? Perhaps that friend was unresponsive to what you had said or done or was unexpectedly cold and distant. At any...