It’s been an odd week. I got a job inquiry about reading French to a baby — jury’s still out on that one. And haven’t heard anything back about the other job I interviewed for. Got a loaner judo jacket and belt that are too big, and developed massive blisters on the bottom of both big toes in practice. More weird-feeling than painful. Started a new harder piece in Taiko and got truly enormous sticks to match my height. Watched Japanese comedy last night, which I’ll let Jen post in more depth about.
This morning I got an email from the folks I mentioned previously from the Canadian Embassy event, who wrote out my name in Kanji — ta(many) ra(joys/fun/medication). I had totally forgotten that they took a photo, but here I am with my name: