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Japan Diaries 4: Weekend 22

Weekend 22: April 2-3, 2022 Day 152: April 2, 2022 Saturday - Weekend Stroll Good morning everyone! It's a beautiful day today. It would be a waste not to go out and enjoy the sun. I left home for my usual weekend stroll a little before 10AM. Tomino (barbershop) - Rumoi City Time to get my haircut My first stop for this weekend stroll is Tomino to get my haircut. The barber, probably the owner as well, was a sweet lady who was very patient as I struggled to communicate with her using my broken Japanese. She laughed so hard when I told her " hansamu ni misetekudasai ". I wonder why? The torii to  Garyuzanshokaku Temple Garyuzanshokaku Temple Check out the intricate design on the temple facade From Tomino , I headed up the hill until I reached the Kotobukicho area of Rumoi City. I saw the Garyuzanshokaku Temple along the way and decided to check it out.  The temple grounds of Garyuzanshokaku Temple are the largest that I have seen here in the city so far. COOP Rumoi KitK

Japan Diaries 4: Week 22

Week 22: March 28 - April 1, 2022 Day 147: March 28, 2022 Monday - Rumoi Good morning everyone It's getting warmer by the day. The snow along the road is already melting and the grass is sprouting. I feel that it's "almost" spring.  Rumoi High School 3/28/22 On my way to work, I made a detour to Seicomart to buy sandwiches for breakfast as there wouldn't be any "in-school Lawson" today in Rumoi High School to buy snacks. Goodbye commode We were all busy cleaning and moving things At work, we were busy cleaning our old commodes and then transferring them to our new designated commodes.  I had lunch with coworkers at C-Restaurant Here's what I ordered for lunch at C-Restaurant During lunch, I went out to C-Restaurant with Kutsumi Sensei, Butsugu Sensei, and Onuma Sensei. I ordered chicken katsu and was surprised with how generous the servings were not to mention its delicious taste.  Speaking of generosity, aside from driving us to C-Restaurant , Buts


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