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Language Barrier

I had a meeting with our staff members about plans for our next year’s package tours. Through the meeting, I noticed that some of our Am...
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Jun 30, 2012 20:34
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My Lunch Box

I brought a homemade lunch box to the office for the first time. The main purpose was dieting. Recently there was a strange, tight feel...
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Jun 29, 2012 20:07
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Overtime Work

Today we talked about how we can reduce our overtime work at our manger meeting. The cost of overtime work last month was 30% more than ...
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Jun 28, 2012 20:28
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300 Sentences to Learn by Heart for English Writing

I was very glad to find an English study material that I lost when I moved to the US in the internet. I don’t believe that this precious...
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Jun 27, 2012 19:55
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Google Translate

Our company received a letter in Spanish from a country's tourist office. I have to translate it from Spanish to English and report ...
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Jun 26, 2012 19:55
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Health Surcharge at a San Francisco Restaurant

When I was having dinner in San Francisco last week, I found an unfamiliar word "health surcharge" on the bill. I asked the wai...
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Jun 25, 2012 20:07
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Microsoft

Microsoft announced to change their own business model to devote themselves to develop software. They will release their original tablet...
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Jun 24, 2012 21:28
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SF Pride Parade

I sent information about events in America to place on our corporate calendar. Japanese company has a custom to give a calendar to their...
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Jun 23, 2012 20:28
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Factory Tour in San Francisco.

When I was staying in San Francisco yesterday, I learned there are factories of Jerry-berry, Hershey's and  Budweiser. In japan, the...
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Jun 22, 2012 19:35
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Walt Disney Family Museum

I visited the Walt Disney Family Museum near Golden Gate Bridge yesterday. http://waltdisney.org/  It opened in a historic building in ...
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Jun 22, 2012 19:34
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Skyrest Travel Pillow

I went to San Franco to attend a meeting of our sister company day before yesterday. I found an interesting product on airplane. It'...
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Jun 22, 2012 19:32
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TV-addicted

I found an interesting data about the difference between Japanese and American. I was surprised that American people watch TV programs f...
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Jun 19, 2012 20:00
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Father's Day

I often lose my belongings. Yesterday, I lost a parking card. I went to a fisherman’s wharf in St. Pedro to have a lunch with my family...
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Jun 18, 2012 19:15
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Ban on Large Sugary Beverages

New York Mayor is proposing a ban on the sale of large sugary beverages to reduce health problems of the citizens causedby overweight. A...
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Jun 17, 2012 22:43
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UNO

My eldest son who is eight years old is addicted to playing a card game, UNO. He always asks my wife and me to play it with him. I have...
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Jun 16, 2012 19:08
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Port of Los Angeles

I took part in a tour to cruise around the port of Los Angeles. A Japanese assistant director of the port guided it. Port of LA and Lon...
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Jun 15, 2012 20:03
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The American Way of Business

I had a lunch meeting with the staff of a telephone company that will install IP telephone system to our company. I’m in charge of the i...
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Jun 14, 2012 19:34
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Civil Law or Common Law

I received a lecture on legal issues of our company from our leagl staff of our parent’s company in Japnan. First, they explained the di...
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Jun 13, 2012 19:15
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Compliance

Japanese government decided to force travel agencies that operate bus tours in Japan to show their information about their safety operati...
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Jun 12, 2012 21:05
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Groupon

I took my family to Redondo Beach where is 10 minutes drive away from my home by to ride on a pedal boat. I had found a half price ticke...
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Jun 11, 2012 19:35