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Wed 2019.05.22

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Free Japanese textbooks (for children with Japanese citizenship) Aside, culture, General, raising a bilingual child, japan, japanese Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2019.05.15

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A bittersweet afternoon at Powell’s bookstore Aside, portland, japanese Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2019.04.24

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Removing furigana markup from Japanese text Aside, E-book publishing, translation, Uncategorized, japanese Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2019.04.10

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Training Aikido in a Japanese Dojo: An intriguing experience aikido, Aside, culture, General, Travels in Japan 2019, japan, japanese Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.04.01

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A thoughtful discourse on literature with Japanese author Fuminori Nakamura (中村文則) Aside, culture, General, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Uncategorized, japanese, novels Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2019.02.12

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Hitori Saito (斎藤一人): entrepreneur, best-selling author, motivational speaker Aside, culture, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Reviews, japanese, review Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2019.01.29

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Finding Japanese Singles in Portland (or anywhere else) Aside, culture, meetings, Uncategorized, japanese, portland Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.01.21

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Japanese restaurant review: Kuu of Portland Aside, Reviews, japanese, oregon, restaurant Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2019.01.17

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How I got over half a million hits in a year Aside, Blog Analytics, General, Uncategorized, blogging, statistics Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2019.01.14

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Classic SF novel review: “Roadside Picnic” by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky Aside, Reviews, book, science fiction Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2019.01.04

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Five of the best books I read in 2018 Aside, General, Reviews, books Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2018.12.28

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Novel review: “Summerland” by Hannu Rajaniemi Aside, Reviews, novel, review Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2018.12.21

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Book release: “Tales of the Disturbed” (classic Japanese fiction by Yoshio Toyoshima) Aside, culture, E-book publishing, General, translation, Uncategorized, ebook, japan, japanese, literature, yoshio toyoshima Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2018.11.07

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Japanese piano shopping in Portland (Yamaha baby grand G2 vs. upright U1) Aside, General, portland, Reviews, japan, japanese, piano, review, yamaha Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2018.11.05

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Book Review: “Minature Japanese Gardens” by Kenji Kobayashi [Tuttle] Aside, Reviews, bonsai, book, japan, japanese, review, tuttle Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2018.10.08

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Blogging about blogging: optimizing page load time (it does matter!) Aside, Blog Analytics, Uncategorized, blogging, statistics Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2018.08.03

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Science Fiction novella released: “Two of Six” (A Captain’s Dilemma) by Tomohito Moriyama (森山智仁) Aside, E-book publishing, General, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, translation, book, japan, japanese, novel, novella, released, science fiction, sf, tomohito moriyama Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2018.07.01

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Highlighted review of “Classic Japanese Fairy Tales” Aside, E-book publishing, Reviews, book, fairy tales, japan, japanese, mimei ogawa Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2018.06.29

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Novel review: Dark Matter by Blake Crouch Aside, General, Reviews, books, english, fiction, novel, review, science fiction Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2018.04.12

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Introducing Mr. Mizuhiro Kaimai (開米瑞浩), diagram wizard Aside, culture, General, grammar, Reviews, Uncategorized, diagrams, japan, japanese, kaimai mizuhiro, 開米瑞浩 Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2018.04.03

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Bilingual Japanese books at Reajer.com available now for free Aside, General, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, translation, japan, japanese, reajer Self Taught Japanese

Sat 2018.03.10

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Self Taught Japanese’s first voice interview (with John Sensei of Manga Sensei) Aside, General, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, podcast, interview, japan, japanese Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2018.02.23

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Kickstarter Highlight: Japanese Verb Conjugator Aside, Reviews, app, japan, japanese, kickstarter Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2018.02.21

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List of Japanese Dystopian Novels Aside, culture, General, translation, books, dystopian, fiction, japanese, novel Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2018.02.15

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Book Release: Japanese Dystopian Fiction (“Eighteen O’Clock Music Bath” by Juza Unno) Aside, E-book publishing, General, translation, dystopia, ebook, fiction, japan, japanese, juza unno, literature, publish, release, 海野十三 Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2018.02.12

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Novel review: “Invitation to a Beheading” by Vladimir Nabokov Aside, culture, Reviews, translation, classic, dystopia, fiction, historical, novel, Vladimir Nabokov Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2018.01.18

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en Taiko: Japanese drumming at its finest Aside, culture, portland, Reviews, drumming, en taiko, japan, japanese, oregon, taiko Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2018.01.12

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Difficulties with publishing a translation of a public domain work on Draft2Digital (and a solution) Aside, E-book publishing, translation, books, draft2digital, japan, japanese, publishing Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2018.01.09

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The making of an E-book: Science: Hopes & Fears (Juza Unno short story compilation) Aside, E-book publishing, General, translation, Uncategorized, amazon, classic, draft2digital, e-book, ebook, japan, japanese, juza unno, process, publishing, science fiction, sf, short story Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2018.01.05

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Juza Unno: Classic Japanese SF author published in English for the first time (reprise) Aside, culture, E-book publishing, General, translation, book, classic, e-book, fiction, japan, japanese, juza unno, publishing, release, science fiction Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2017.11.16

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Translation Project Update 1 Aside, General, translation, e-book, fiction, japan, japanese, project, publish Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2017.11.03

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Book review: Stone arrangement in the Japanese garden Aside, culture, Reviews, Uncategorized, book, garden, japan, japanese, karesansui Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2017.10.24

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Taking translation to the next level: Getting Published Aside, General, translation, Uncategorized, book, fiction, japan, japanese, short story Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2017.09.27

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Karesansui (枯山水): The art of Japanese rock gardens (in your own backyard?) Aside, culture, General, portland, dry landscape, garden, japan, japanese, karesansui, 枯山水 Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2017.09.13

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Japanese jazz pianist Hiromi plays an amazing medley of jazz classics Aside, hiromi, japan, jazz, piano Self Taught Japanese

Wed 2017.08.23

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Blog statistics: sometimes the best statistic is a selfish one Aside, Blog Analytics, Uncategorized, analytics, blog, metrics, statistics Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2017.07.11

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Wanted: Editor/Proofreader Aside, translation, Uncategorized, edit, editor, fiction, japan, japanese, proofreader, short story, story Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2017.05.09

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Some announcements about “Final Days of Summer” by Masaki Hashiba Aside, General, translation, fiction, japan, japanese, kino kuni award, news, update Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2017.04.27

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Fiction Novel Review: “The Lightkeepers” by Abby Geni (an interesting study in literary style) Aside, translation, abby geni, american, english, fiction, literature, novel, the lightkeepers Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2017.02.24

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A discussion about the origin of Japan’s name (日本, nihon / nippon) Aside, culture, General, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, Word Origins, country name, japan, japanese, nihon, nippon, origin Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2017.02.14

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“I am” (A linguistic essay) Aside, General, Uncategorized, essay, japan, japanese, language, linguistics, poetry Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2017.02.13

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Translation Piracy: goes with the territory Aside, translation, piracy Self Taught Japanese

Sun 2017.01.01

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A look back on 2016, the year of translations and connections (コネ) Aside, General, translation, Uncategorized, connections, japan, japanese, kone, new years, personal, retrospective Self Taught Japanese

Fri 2016.12.16

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Sorry, but (Japanese) translation A.I. is still asleep Aside, General, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, translation, AI, google, google translate, japan, japanese, technology Self Taught Japanese

Mon 2016.12.12

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** What should I translate? Aside, translation, japan, japanese, request, survey Self Taught Japanese

Sat 2016.12.10

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Dr. “Birigirl” Tsubota’s personality test Aside, culture, General, Japanese Study: Intermediate, translation, 9, japan, japanese, personality test, psychology, tsubota, 坪田 Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2016.08.16

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Thanks to the person who is adding my stories to NovelUpdates.com! Aside, Uncategorized, novelupdates Self Taught Japanese

Tue 2016.08.02

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A nice diversion: Trip to Mount Shasta, California Aside, Uncategorized, california, mountain, review, shasta, travel, travelogue Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2016.05.26

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Are you into Japanese culture? Consider moving to Oregon! Aside, culture, General, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Beginner, Japanese Study: Intermediate, portland, raising a bilingual child, florida, japan, japanese, language, moving, oregon, self, study Self Taught Japanese

Thu 2016.05.05

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Interesting in buying a bunch of Keigo Higashino(東野 圭吾)novels? Aside, General, Japanese Study: Advanced, Japanese Study: Intermediate, for sale, higashi keigo, japanese, language, linguistics, novels, sale, 日本語, 東野 圭吾 Self Taught Japanese