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Houston Fulbright Blog – 181129

Hello CHME friends, faculty, and students, Kyo wa sukoshi samui desu ne. [It’s a bit cold today] It has been a bit cold for the last few weeks. I have not been able to update my blog in this time because we’ve been enjoying the cool weather and the changing season.  Over the last month…
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Houston Fulbright Blog – 181025

Hello CHME friends, faculty, and students, Nan desu ka?  This question is an informal way of asking, “what is this?” In Japanese this question rolls off the tongue easily, and somehow it captures the meaning more satisfyingly. It is pronounced: nahn-dess-kah Lately I have been thinking about this question because it is relates to the…
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Houston Fulbright Blog – 181004

Konnichiwa CHMEs! Genki desu ka?  [How are you?] Here in Japan the weather is cooling and the fall term just started at Saitama University. Many more students are walking around campus and going back and forth to classes and activities. The first day of the third term was October 1. The four terms are roughly:…
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Houston Fulbright Blog – 180919

Wow!    Kyo wa ku gatsu juku nichi sui yobi desu! Today (kyo) is Wednesday (sui yobi) September (ku gatsu), 19 (juku nichi)! We are already into the second half of September, which surprises me. Although, I bet this month is going slowly for those of you in the throes of the semester. J So, if…
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Houston Fulbright Blog – 180906

Ohayō gozaimasu!  (Good Morning!) Phonetically you would say: oh-hah-YOH go-zigh-moss!  So this morning my “Japan Fulbright Blog” is written for you by Dr. Kevin Houston.  I like to say that Kevin is “The other Dr. Houston.”  Many of you know that he is also a faculty member at NMSU. He is in the Department of…
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Houston Fulbright blog – 180823

Konbanwa! (Good evening!)  I’m writing this on Thursday evening, August 23. Right now it is almost 2:00 AM for everyone in Las Cruces. In Japan we are exactly 15 hours ahead of MDT. It took us probably 3 to 5 days to get fully adjusted to the time change. It is also daylight for about…
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Houston Fulbright blog – 180807

Hola, la familia de CHME! Or should I say, konnichiwa! I’ve started a blog to share with you the different experiences my family and I are having while in Japan. So, it’s been about a month since we flew into Tokyo’s Haneda Airport. Tokyo, being a HUGE metropolis of 13 million people, can be accessed…
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