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COMIC: 11 fun similarities between Ghana and Japan

I was born in Texas. My parents live in Ghana. My husband is from Japan. Our life is a fun, international adventure. Back in March, Ryosuke and I spent almost three weeks visiting my parents in Ghana (which I wrote about here, here, and here). It [...]

20 July, 2016 // 0 Comments

Top 10 Things to do in Miyajima, Hiroshima

I just got back from a week long trip through Tokyo, Hiroshima, and Ehime. One of the (many) highlights of the trip was the famous island of Miyajima. Why is it famous? Well, mainly because of the historic significance, natural beauty, and [...]

14 July, 2016 // 0 Comments

Comic: A poem I wrote in the Shibuya station bathroom

At this point, I ought to know better than to try to use public restrooms at any of the “fashion spots” in Tokyo on the weekend. I wrote this little “poem” on the back of a receipt while I was waiting in line with a [...]

9 July, 2016 // 0 Comments

COMIC: Doing my best?

When we first started dating, my husband didn’t understand my snark. Like he understood the concept of sarcasm (and could pick up that I was being sarcastic a solid 60% of the time). But there were a lot of things I said that went right over [...]

30 June, 2016 // 0 Comments

I broke my blog’s comment section…

I messed up. And this would all be easier if I knew exactly HOW I messed up… but it’s been almost 24 hours and I still have no idea. You might have noticed on the post I published yesterday about going minimalist that there either [...]

25 June, 2016 // 0 Comments

I think we’re becoming minimalists?

In early May, I was browsing TEDx talks on YouTube while drawing comics and came across one that changed my life: It was about minimalism. I knew the buzzword “minimalism”… but only to the extent that you were supposed to get rid [...]

24 June, 2016 // 4 Comments

Comic: Baby Logic

This happened the last time we visited our inlaws: Poor Ryosuke. I feel so bad for him – but everyone in his family thought this was the funniest thing [...]

9 June, 2016 // 28 Comments


Seven months ago, I posted this update announcing (among other things) that I wasn’t going to be doing comics on this blog anymore. And would be focusing on my quality content over quantity. By nature, the internet is a changing place. Which [...]

6 June, 2016 // 27 Comments

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