I’ve been home in St. Louis for about two weeks now, yet my computer did some traveling without me! It finally arrived from Chicago the other day so now I am happy to share some thoughts regarding my last week in Hiroshima and what it has been like coming back to the United States. My […]Read more "she (and now her laptop) are both home!"
So being from Saint Louis and not being a huge baseball fan is essentially as big of a sin as being a Chicago Cubs fan. Even though I’ve only been to one other baseball game in my life, I had such a fantastic time this Sunday at the Hiroshima Carp game. One of our Friday […]Read more "is taken out to a ball game."
So as I have mentioned before, I am interning at a nonprofit bed and breakfast called the World Friendship Center. The World Friendship Center was started by Barbara Reynolds in 1965 as a part of her mission to encourage the elimination of nuclear weapons and to spread her message of peace. Although Reynolds passed […]Read more "here’s a little bit about where I’m interning!"
Do you remember that feeling that you had the first time your parents said something that was incorrect? Now I’m not talking about Santa Clause not being real or any other fairy tales. But as you grow up and ask questions to learn more about the world perhaps your parents said something that was inaccurate. […]Read more "has been doing much reflection."
As a part of the programs provided through the World Friendship Center, the guests are taken to the Peace Park and take a tour with one of the staff members. Thus far my partner Josie and I have attended two of these tours with two different staff members. Each staff member has their own highlights […]Read more "has visited Hiroshima’s Peace Park."
The first time I read the word “phoenix” related to my Japan internship was when I was looking into the background of the World Friendship Center. As I have mentioned before, the World Friendship Center was founded by a woman, Barbara Reynolds. Before Reynolds had started the center, she and her husband Earl sailed across […]Read more "can testify to the rise of the phoenix."
Hello and welcome to my blog! My name is Lindsey and I’m going into my third year at Illinois Wesleyan University. As you could probably guess, one of my majors is Spanish. However, I am double majoring with Environmental Studies – hence, what brings me to Japan! While in Japan, I have the fantastic opportunity […]Read more "here are her first thoughts and clarifications."