Monday Motivation: A Playlist

みなさん、こんにちは!タイラーです。| Hello, everyone! I’m Tyler.

Today, I wanted to share some of my favorite songs I listen to when I need to put a little pep in my step. These songs help me wake up, get motivated, and get on my way.Read More »


Snow Day

みなさん、こんにちは!タイラーです。| Hello, everyone! I’m Tyler.

This weekend has been snow-filled and ice-covered where I’m from. I was allowed to leave work early Friday, though the snow hadn’t started yet by that point. It finally came Friday night and we woke up to a layer of ice covered by about an inch and a half of snow. We took this time to watch a lot of my favorite show, The West Wing, go out and get sushi, and have friends over to play board games.

One of the highlights of the day was getting out to take some photos in the snow.

じゃあまた。| See you!

My frustration with learning 日本語

みなさん、こんにちは!タイラーです。| Hello, everyone! I’m Tyler.

When you first tell people that you are teaching yourself Japanese, more often than not, their initial reaction, “Oh, that’s a very hard language.” They’re not wrong, but learning any language can be difficult. As I have been learning 日本語, I have run into certain obstacles that have caused me some frustration.Read More »