Japanese Chant #2 – Sumimasen

I created this Japanese chant to help you practice asking questions. With enough gestures you can usually figure out the answer but before that you need help trying to make people understand your question. This chant was inspired by an experience I had during my first year in Japan over 20 years ago. I was…

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I hope you will speak more Japanese!

I’m really excited to share about a project I started 4 years ago. I’m not a grammar expert in Japanese (or English!) but I do love speaking Japanese. People often ask me how or where I learned to speak. My first Japanese class was in college at Western Washington University and my teacher was Nakata-sensei,…

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Buddy Pass Blues

This summer has been so unusual. I spent most of June and July in Hiroshima and I have many stories to share about a happy dog, a protective spider, a giant fish and more. I plan to spend the rest of August in Michigan visiting my sister (and yes, attending her wedding!) Today, however, I…

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About the Author:

Hi! I'm Marci. When I'm not writing, building websites, or inspiring Soulful Authors to build their own, I love walking the streets of Japan and discovering Spirit in all shapes and forms.

Here on the blog, you'll get a peek into what it was like caring for my Japanese father-in-law who has Alzheimer’s. Or, learn more about my upcoming book, Finding Yoyu.

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