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Let's Go to the Gym!

After having a dizzy spell on June 27th, I finally decided to go to a gym. I felt like, "No time like the present." Thank...
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Jul 18, 2018 00:20 gym
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Hawaii

Recently, I've been listening to a song, "Hawaii" many times. The lyrics of the song were written both in English and the ...
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Jul 11, 2018 00:18
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Have you ever felt dizzy? With native lang

Have you ever felt dizzy? I had a dizzy spell last Wednesday. I had never felt dizziness, so it was the first time in my life. ...
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Jul 3, 2018 00:24
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Lady Banks Rose With native lang

A rose arch that I had ordered was delivered yesterday. It is for my Lady Banks Rose. Lady Banks rose is one of the popular...
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Jun 23, 2018 22:56
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Gas supply has restarted running since this afternoon.

Gas supply has restarted running since this afternoon. When I was about to go out around 1 pm, a man was in front of my neighbor's...
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Jun 21, 2018 22:54
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A Big Earthquake Struck in Northern Osaka

A big earthquake struck in northern Osaka at 7:58 am this morning. At the time, my son and I were in the living room on the second flo...
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Jun 18, 2018 22:42
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Do I speak too directly?

Do I speak too directly? Recently, I had to convey my true feelings to two of my friends after much cogitation. First, what I said...
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Jun 17, 2018 00:20
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Would You Mind if I Brag a Little? With native lang

Some of you might be guessing what I’m going to say next. I'm sorry, I don't actually have any special stuff I can brag about,...
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Jun 3, 2018 23:24
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How Often Do You Look at Yourself in The Mirror Every Day? With native lang

How often do you look at yourself in the mirror every day? The older I get, the lesser I look at myself in the mirror. As you may ...
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May 30, 2018 20:40 hula
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Translation Practice from NHK News Web Easy: 尾瀬で「山開き」 登山や散歩を楽しむ季節が来る

The Mountain-Climbing Season Has Come in Oze. 尾瀬で「山開き」  登山や散歩を楽しむ季節が来る Oze is well-known for beautiful marsh, and you’ll be able to ...
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May 27, 2018 23:33
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Traslation Practice from NHK News Web Easy

I'd like to translate one of the news from NHK News Web EASY into English today. Actually, I already talked about this news article w...
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May 26, 2018 08:20
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Have You Ever Eaten a Frog? With native lang

Have you ever eaten a frog? In my previous entry, I mentioned that one of my Canadian friends ate chicks in India. That reminded me...
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May 21, 2018 21:08
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One of My Canadian Friends With native lang

One of my Canadian friends called me last Saturday. When he sent me a message on LINE first, I thought that he must be a little tipsy...
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May 19, 2018 22:34
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Sleep Over With native lang

My daughter's friend slept over at my house on Tuesday. To tell you the truth, for some reason, I had been refusing my daughter as...
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May 10, 2018 17:44
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A Koinobori (carp streamers) Festival With native lang

May 5th is Children's Day in Japan. In general, people celebrate the holiday for boys to wish their growth and happiness. So, ...
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May 5, 2018 22:18
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A Farewell Party and A Jazz Festival With native lang

Today, I went to Kyoto to see my classmates at my Japanese language instructor training course. One of them is soon going to Thailand...
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May 3, 2018 23:16
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Pão De Queijo With native lang

Recently, I read an entry written by one of my Lang-8 friends who is from Brazil. He wrote that he ate Pão de queijo, and it reminded...
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May 3, 2018 00:00
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May Day is Lei Day in Hawaii With native lang

I learned about this holiday from an ad of a Hawaiian shop on Instagram. One of my friends on HelloTalk wants to learn Japanese and Ha...
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May 1, 2018 13:48
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Meals Rather than Books With native lang

My family and I went out for driving yesterday. We visited Kansai-kan of the National Diet Library first at my husband's request. ...
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Apr 29, 2018 23:48
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My Friend is Having a House Party Again

One of my American friends on Lang-8, who lives in Hyogo Prefecture, is having a house party next Friday. He invited my family and me ...
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Apr 28, 2018 10:26