Monday, August 11, 2003
Ah, the angst of job-hunting... I still remember it well.

On the job-tip, I've heard back from my Japanese company again. They sent me the first of three packages filled with documents about my trip and the job I'll be doing in Japan. My departure has been confirmed for the end of September to Kansai International Airport, but I still don't know what city I'll be in exactly... I could be flying to anywhere in southern Japan, so we'll see.

Sucks... I'll be missing David & Chris' wedding. =(

As for the paperwork, some of the brochures included: basic hiragana & katakana (I'm surprised I remember all my hiragana and most of my katakana from HS); Japanese culture (basic stuff on group identity, cultural emphasis on politeness and harmony... mostly stereotypical stuff); English grammatical terms; money management...

Fun, fun. Especially the English grammar stuff... that's some diehard stuff I haven't dug into since my days in Mr. Spear's 9th grade Honors English class... reflexive pronouns, subordinating conjunctions, infinitive phrases... oh my!


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in?scrip?tion (n-skrip-shun)n.
1. The act or an instance of inscribing.
2. Something, such as the wording on a coin, medal, monument, or seal, that is inscribed.
3. A short, signed message in a book or on a photograph given as a gift.
4. The usually informal dedication of an artistic work.
5. Jeremiah 31:33

the facts.
name. Gar AKA "that Chinese guy" "Sleepy.McSleeping"
ethnicity/nationality. Chinese/American, 4th gen.
location. Sea-Town, WA, USA Kawanishi, JAPAN
occupation. less-cynical poor grad student
age. younger than you think, older than you know



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