Who am I?
I used to be a forum helper for the international music forum several years ago, which is why the FAQ sticky was written by me. (As an aside, please don't PM me about the forum FAQ). I was also pretty involved with Gaia before I moved out of the country. For the most part, I lurk around forums and keep to myself, though when online I generally spend my time in Gaia International and the CB.
I am a mother of a little boy, a precious treasure that I want to provide all the best for his future. With that in mind, I no longer have as much time to spend on Gaia as I once did, but I keep in touch with the people I have befriended on the forums. Don't be a stranger!
In a nutshell, I am an American living in Japan with my husband. Ideally, we would love to move overseas sometime in the near future. I'm ready to try a different place out, but we need to get our affairs in order first. All the preparation for making a new chapter in our lives is exciting, and I cannot wait to see what other twists and turns our life together has in store for us.
The poems below are ones that I have found and I think are beautiful. If you google intelligently, you'll probably be able to find the translations in no time. I refuse to translate them because I cannot do justice to the elegance of their words. I am such a nerd.
わすれじな ｜ うつつには
なにはのあきの ｜ あふよしもなし
よはのそら ｜ ぬばたまの
ことうらにすむ ｜ よるのいめにを
つきはみるとも ｜ つぎてみえこそ