During my time in the US a few weeks ago, I took a road trip from Berkeley down to sunny Los Angeles to attend the annual meeting of the Western Political Science Association… 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
From top to bottom: Minato Mirai Ferris Wheel (Yokohama, Japan); Asakusa (Tokyo, Japan); “Chariot of the Harvest,” Corcoran Gallery of the Art (Washington, DC); Hirata Folk Art Museum (Takayama, Japan); Citizen Clock… Read More
A short break from the China flashbacks for a more recent Berkeley flashback: While I was sitting in the original Peet’s Coffee in Berkeley last month, this cute little “bubble car” pulled up,… 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
Isn’t this amazing? I spotted it in Berkeley just in front of Trattoria Corso (which has great pasta, by the way). I love the white belly. Happy Wednesday!
Because I so often find myself moaning about weather, I feel that I should take a moment to note that it has been absolutely beautiful in Berkeley lately. Still a bit cool in… Read More
Hello from the “other” Washington—Washington State! After leaving Washington D.C. two weeks ago, I returned to Berkeley for a couple of weeks to finish up some work, tie up some loose ends, and… Read More