Diary: My First Non-teaching Job Interviews in Japan (Part II)

June 29 Dear Diary: In my last entry, I wrote about how I thought Saturday’s mensetsu would be. Here’s how it really happened: I walk into the restaurant 10 minutes before lunchtime. The waitress gestures to the counter seats. I see a man in his 40s or so with short, light brown and blond hair (dyed,…

Diary: My First Non-teaching Job Interviews in Japan (Part I)

June 26 Dear Diary, I am doing what many teenagers do before university: evaluate their lives so far and think about what to do with them thereafter. As a teenager, I focused on getting good grades and getting into the best university I could. I did not think too much about my major. Now, I…