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I practised to put a chain on a tire of my car.

Today was a little cold wind and sunny day. We are going to drive to my father-in-law home in Shizuoka Prefecture tomorrow. I washed an...
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Dec 30, 2011 20:39
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I went jogging near my house in this afternoon.

It was a fine day and I felt comfortable. I jogged for about 4 kms after 20 days. While I was runing, I asked myself why I jogged even...
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Dec 29, 2011 22:05
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Today is the last work day of the year at government offices in Japan.

We call it "goyo osame" in Japanese. Goyo (御用) means the public offices and osame (納め) means closing. We have holidays from D...
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Dec 28, 2011 20:22
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What this building is do you think for?

This is a special training school for design, fashion etc. in Nagoya. This design is an unique architecture. I think that it was diffi...
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Dec 27, 2011 22:11
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We had a first snow in Nagoya today.

It was a very cold today. A few transportation in Japan had its troubles with the snow. Some Shinkansens stopped for two hours because ...
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Dec 26, 2011 21:47
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I watched a report about a kamaboko on TV this morning.

It is made from some various white fish, and it may be called a steamed fish paste, surimi. We sometimes eat it in daily life, and we al...
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Dec 25, 2011 21:53
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The coldest wind from Siberia has come to Japan.

The large body of cold air has been staying here from last Friday to Monday. The lowest temperature in Nagoya was under 0.5℃ today . Th...
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Dec 24, 2011 20:29
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I printed about 200 sheets of New Year cards today.

December 23 is a national holiday called Emperor's Birthday in Japan. I printed about 200 sheets of New Year cards today. I make th...
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Dec 23, 2011 22:14
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Today is the winter solstice in Japan.

The winter solstice means the longest night and the shortest day in a year. On this day, we eat some pieces of pumpkin and take a hot ...
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Dec 22, 2011 11:41
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What are parking problems doing in your downtown?

In Japan, we had parking problems in our downtown. There were a lot of illegal parking cars even in many intersections. The Road Traffi...
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Dec 21, 2011 11:25
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How many times should a person be chewing their food?

Some doctors in Japan recommend that people should chew their food more than 30 times. Because if you practice to chew your food 30 time...
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Dec 20, 2011 10:13
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It was very cold this morning.

I left my house wearing my coat this morning. I found a train conducter wearing no coat. Whenever the train stopped at stations, she go...
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Dec 19, 2011 10:52
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A internet is convenient to me.

I can get many informations from the internet. When I often watch TV and I'd like to know someone, places, words, I'm able to l...
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Dec 18, 2011 20:07
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I bought a rice package at a supermarket.

The cost of the package was 3,580 yen ($46 or 35 EURO) per 10 kilograms. The cost includes a comsumption tax 5%. My family who consists...
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Dec 17, 2011 17:05
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Ginkgo trees are strange than usual in Japan.

Ginkgo trees have leaves on their branches yet. The average temperature in a few months might be a little higher than usual. News said ...
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Dec 16, 2011 08:46
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We had a earthquacke yesterday afternoon in Japan.

The earthquacke happened at about 1 PM, in Japan. The scale was magnitude 5.2 and the seimic center of it was eastern Gifu Frefecture. ...
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Dec 15, 2011 08:08
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A IC ticket is very convenient to me.

Whenever I take a train , I have to be checked my ticket at a gate of station in Japan. I had to take out and inset my commuter's ti...
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Dec 14, 2011 09:35
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This is a picture of Mt. Fuji from a Shinkansen.

I returned to Nagoya from Tokyo on a business on Dec.13th. I was able to see Mt.Fuji with snow on the top from a Shinkansen clearly. A...
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Dec 13, 2011 20:23
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I arrived at a ticket gate of nearby station at 6:30 am.

Many people came out from the gate. I wonder what time they left their home. Maybe it might take about a hour from their house to this ...
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Dec 12, 2011 09:45
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I had a nap this afternoon.

I usually have a nap for one or two hours on Saturday and Sunday. And I always have a nap at my office for about 30 minutes weekday. I ...
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Dec 11, 2011 18:09