I come from a big family. My family is made
up of eight people (plus one pet rabbit). They are my parents,
my grand parents, two elder brothers, one little sister, and myself.
We all live together under one roof in a farm house in Fujimi
My grand parents had been both farmers but
now they are retired. They are enjoying playing gateball everyday.
My father is a civil servant. He is an electrical engineer at
a local power generating plant. My mother works part-time at a
nearby department store. My eldest brother is a doctor (pediatrician)
and the second brother is pursuing his doctorate degree in economics
at Keiko University. My little sister is now a student at Takasaki
commercial high school.
We get along very well and I think our family
holds good reputation among our neighbors. We are very cooperative
to any volunteer activity in the community. This is what I am
proud of about my family.
There is one thing I don't
like about my family. They are too nosy. They stick their nose
into any personal matters, like my girl friends and how I spend
my allowances. I want them to leave me alone and stop meddling
about my personal business. I'm a
Our family tradition is to watch the NHK
Red and White Song Battle program together on the new year's
eve. I really don't care which team
wins, but I just want to make my parents and grand parents happy
by simply sitting there and pretend as if I were enjoying the
I like my family. I think they are very precious
to me. If I live apart from them, I'd
certainly miss them very much.