Posts Tagged ‘biking’

Coming home from school
Along the row of flowers,
a deep gaijin trap.

About two weeks ago, I gave in and bought a bike. When I’m not doing more typical Specialist duties at city hall, my time is divided between three local schools, where I teach English and (on occasion) American culture. Thus, my life during the work week turns into a traveling salesman problem: if I have a late meeting with teachers one day, can I go from the elementary to the city hall before my workday is technically up? Can I also get to the bank and the drycleaners after work without taking all night?

So I decided I’d take the plunge and buy a cheap bicycle.


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