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Volunteer Trip ボランティア旅行

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Journal for 2006-1-9 Tue..
Weather: Cloudy   Plan: Sakugi JHS

The 3rd term began today! Our volunteer trip to Vietnam over winter break was very interesting. As you could imagine, there are a lot of people living in poverty in Vietnam. We went to various ethnic minority villages and distributed food and clothes. There are 53 different ethnicities in Vietnam, and the plight of the minority groups are very bad. I learned that the government ingores all but the majority ethnic group (the Vietnamese). So they were extremely happy to receive our help, as little as it was. I definitely want to go on more volunteer trips in the future.

天気: 雲 行事: 作木中


Today's Kanji
Meaning (意味): habit

Chinese Reading (音読み):
Reading Romaji 
Japanese Reading (訓読み):
Reading Romaji 
Vocabulary (単語):
Word Reading Romaji Translation 
慣れるなれるnareruto grow accustomed to
慣らすならすnarasuto accustom
慣習かんしゅうkanshuutraditional customs

Trevor Lalish-Menagh

  • Woohoo! You shouldn't have.

    How's the family holding up? Is everyone well over on your side of the Pacific? Any game dev. news in your future?
    • Family's doing OK, but we're freezing in this-here cold spell that's affecting the Pacific NW again. During the power outages, my parents had to come to my apartment to take showers, and they even managed to get the decorative fireplace to work.

      On the game dev front, Kuroko Project will hopefully get some more content in the next week or two, even if it's just a lousy Breakout clone. Too much time got wasted farting around with various environments that didn't offer much beyond a headache. :/
      • OMGWTFBBQ! This is an awesome present. You totally rockzor! I totally remember watching demos like these back in JHS and high school. You really made my day.
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