Horses and archery probably aren’t the first things that come to mind when you think of Japan, but in fact, bows date back to Japan’s prehistoric Jomon era (14,000-300 BC) and historical records of… Read More
Hello, everyone! Apologies for the overly long hiatus. Things have been busy in real life, which means that blogging often falls by the wayside. Rest assured, things are going well here in Japan,… Read More
While driving down the highway in Aomori, my friend pulled over suddenly. Why? Because he spotted a celebrity on the side of the road, of course! That celebrity was none other than Wasao,… Read More
On Friday, I treated myself to a trip to the city for a photography workshop. Thanks to the wonders of Groupon, I got half-off on a “photo safari” through San Francisco Photo Safaris.… Read More
Meet Rapunzel, a two-year-old female cat that my father recently adopted. She’s pretty and good with computers. Happy Wednesday!
It’s considerably less cold in Tokyo this week, so maybe spring is on its way after all. But who doesn’t love snow monkeys? Related links: More pictures from my Nagano roadtrip [Flickr] More… Read More
Happy New Year! あけましておめでとうございます！The Year of the Rabbit is off to a great start here in Japan. I actually got my act together in time to send out nengajo, or New Year’s postcards,… Read More
Koi, Naiku, Ise, Japan by kristi-san I love fish. When I was growing up, my father had both freshwater and saltwater aquariums. I used to enjoy reading books about different species of fish:… Read More