"I was born and raised in Western Washington I've always been of good humor and laid back, but when it's time to buckle down and work, make no mistake, I work. When the time to perform has come, the time for preparation has past. I taught English in Japan for two years, as well as some religious classes. It was there that I discovered a personal gift for teaching and how I loved being able to help someone solve their problems. Upon my return to the states, I have taken up teaching Japanese as wel"