Occupation: ALT English Teacher, Karate Teacher and dojo owner
I am an American ALT permanent resident of Japan (Okinawa). I teach English Communications Skills at a local Japanese middle school by day, and UechiRyu KarateDo in the evening in the dojo attached to my home. I have been training in UechiRyu since 1974, mostly training on Okinawa since 1979.
Wed 7 Dec, 2022 02:42 pm - (From the screenplay for "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom")
Wu Han -- listen to me -- I'm
going to get you out of here.
In pain, Wu Han looks at Indy and... (view)
Fri 18 Nov, 2022 02:46 pm - "She now knew that tomorrow, when they made their marriage vows in front of family and friends, it would all be part of an ultimate grand design."
""She now knew that... (view)
Wed 2 Nov, 2022 09:28 pm - The OP was about my wife who is now 65 and readying for retirement, not me. I am now 70 and have 6 or 7 more years on my teaching contract. When I retire, if I don't find another teaching... (view)
Mon 31 Oct, 2022 07:35 pm - Of course, but she asked if anyone who had experience in making such a decision might have some advice or insight.
At our age, I would prefer to take the more personally-satisfying job with the... (view)
Sun 30 Oct, 2022 04:32 pm - Hi Folks.
In Japan is it rather unusual for a person to be employed beyond age 65 (the normal age of retirement here). I am most fortunate to be full-time employed at age 70 as an English... (view)
Thu 27 Oct, 2022 06:09 pm - The following is just my opinion; my own twist on the subject. I could be mistaken, but I don't think so...
Spirit -- the driving enegry
Soul -- the concious identity
Today these are... (view)