I Don't Understand Japan

Tonight was the first night I’ve been able to watch NHK news on the train derailment in Hyogo. By no means am I making light of the tragedy, but I just can’t help but shake my head in confused awe of this culture. One of the women who was killed taught English to children after her day job. Her husband, as translated by NHK, said that he was sure she was sorry that she could not make her English lesson that day.

Right…I’m sure that’s what she was thinking when she was dying……..