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My 2012 Reading Challenge: The Results!

Some of you may remember me posting about my 2012 reading challenge a while ago, but for those of you who may be new to A Modern Girl, for the last couple of… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday #34: Instagram Instagram Instagram

Beautiful late autumn colors, The University of Tokyo Cold day, bright tights Conspicuous criminality The way we were (circa 1989) First attempt at homemade hummus Happy Wednesday! Thanks for stopping by–please take a… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday #33: Instagram Time!

Best muesli ever, Two Rooms, Omotesando The hazards of the Japanese holiday season–don’t drunkenly fall off the train platform! Takata Memorial Library, Waseda Christmas party for visiting researchers Bossy baby wants better diapers… Continue reading

Welcome to the World of Tsugaru Shamisen

I traveled north to Aomori this past spring for Golden Week, and the friend who so graciously hosted me was living in the city of Tsugaru, home of the art of Tsugaru shamisen.… Continue reading

Yabusame: The Japanese Art of Horseback Archery

Horses and archery probably aren’t the first things that come to mind when you think of Japan, but in fact, bows date back to Japan’s prehistoric Jomon era (14,000-300 BC) and historical records of… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday #32: Weekly Dose of Instagram!

The many faces of dissertating Tokyo subway life Last day at the Nitobe Kokusai Juku First attempt at homemade fettuccine alfredo Shadow commuting That’s it for this week! I’ve been busy, so there… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday #31: Highlights from Instagram

A reminder not to scandalize bears and the handicapped with PDA in the priority seats A leisurely morning of Kindle and pancakes My disgruntled work face My beloved local produce market Christmas card… Continue reading

Rice Cooker Baking Experiment #2: Banana Bread

The end of the year has brought lots of real world-related craziness, but a girl’s gotta eat! I tried my hand at a second rice cooker baking experiment today, so I thought I’d… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday #30: More Instagram Snaps

Sexy lady robots advertising for a “robot restaurant” in Shinjuku Sampling the craft beer and the Chicago-style pizza at DevilCraft Yummy eggs benedict at Roti, Roppongi A rooftop film screening in Nihonbashi The recently… Continue reading

Rice Cooker Baking Experiment #1: Cheesy Jalapeno Bread

Rice cooker baking is something I’ve been wanting to try for quite a while. Those of you who aren’t familiar with Japan might not be aware of this, but apartments here generally don’t… Continue reading