Thursday, May 27, 2010

Worst Bloggers Ever

We are sorry for the gigantic gap between posts. The last two weeks have flown by…

On a Friday night we headed up to the church to participate in a scavenger hunt. It was an hour of racing around Mito taking pictures, solving riddles and feeding the homeless. The boy’s team won but we only have pictures from the (better) girl’s team…



Staci took some pictures of her school…



This is her English corner with all of her supplies. She cycles around to all of the classrooms to teach her lessons. Of course she does have a desk in the teacher’s room…



This is one of said classrooms. The students learn, eat and sometimes have recess inside these rooms. One of my favorite details is the curtain on the chalkboard…

Last Monday we both left work early to get our gaijin cards. I came home to find a fridge full of food and Staci and the Kajiyamas setting up our Internet. We drove to City Hall and picked up our cards and set up bank accounts. After that we went to K’s (an electronics store) and got our cell phones…

Saturday we spent the morning making calls on Skype to our families. Then around 9 AM our new bed was delivered! It sits a luxurious 6 inches off the floor and is completely AMAZING! We also cleaned the church and had dinner with some great friends. Here’s the bed…



And KFC for dinner...



Sunday, after church, we went shopping at a mall in Hitachi with some friends. We found our new favorite store! And we bought some “cool max” items for summer. Bring on the rainy season…