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Protected: The first sake/nihonshu that I loved

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Moving to Tokyo and making choices about language study

“It’s odd, not everyone speaking English here.  It’s almost as if this weren’t America at all.”  — Me, joking very intentionally while thinking of The Onion news article, “Perky ‘Canada’ has its own government, laws”. Joking aside, my work environment … Continue reading

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A third year in Japan

This week marks the beginning of our third year living and working in Japan.  Thanks, Louise, for pushing me to leave Minneapolis for a while.  The last two years have been gratifying, tremendously delicious, educational, routine, and … aw, enough … Continue reading

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Irises!

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Lots of irises, last June at the Koishikawa Korakuen garden, near the Tokyo Dome stadium.  (a.k.a., a demo try explore the use of the WordPress gallery feature).

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Humans and Hippo (Sculptures)

Does the name really make sense?  Not really, unless you’ve been to Matsue City in west central Japan.  The sculpture I’m photographed with is outside of the Shimane Art Museum.  If you’re ever in Matsue, perhaps visiting Matz, creator of … Continue reading

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