Did winter decide to arrive early? The first couple of days in November have had a whirlwind of different weather patterns (at least in Aomori City). We can only hope that the weather evens itself out and that we have a smooth transition into winter. In the meantime, don’t forget to start prepping your home for winter!
In this issue:
Events: A list of events in November.
Quality Class: Pat gathered images sharing JETs success with Halloween in the Classroom.
Photo Corner: Ellen shares with us some photos of inaka Aomori in 4 corners of Aomori.
Voracious Vernacular: Eric has got a simple phrase that will surely become one of your favs in “Favorite New Phrase!”
Off Route: Amanda introduces us to a picturesque town perfect for a winter escape in Hakodate: A Dickensian Christmas in Japan.
Wordslingin’: Sam and Rebecca have compiled a list of tips and websites to help those of you who are attempting to write 50,000 words this month in Prepare to Succeed.
MediaBug: Chris Orr introduces a band that will get you singing in your sleep with Negoto.
Aomori Spotlight: Chris wanders past Aomori City into the deep depths of Tsugaru and meets up with Rebecca Evans.
Northern Sweat: Dev has got a great list of tips to help you navigate the grocery stores of Japan in Five Tips for Healthy Grocery Shopping in Japan.