Tag Archive: san francisco

Exploring the First Bay Area Book Festival

I’ve been having some awesome bookish adventures lately. One of the reasons I love my annual reading challenge is that it keeps me much more plugged in to what people are writing and… Continue reading

Reliving Childhood Dreams at The Last Unicorn Tour

If you were a kid in the 1980s, you probably watched the animated version of The Last Unicorn at some point. Maybe at several points. Maybe over and over again until not only you but… Continue reading

San Francisco Photo Safari

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.… Continue reading

The Joys of Sunny California

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… Continue reading

More Bay Area Fundraisers for Japan

April 30, 10 am-3 pmBig Yard Sale for Japan Earthquake Relief FundEast Bay Free Methodist Church (5395 Potrero Avenue, El Cerrito)The East Bay Methodist Church and East Bay Japanese School are hosting a… Continue reading

Upcoming Bay Area Fundraisers for Japan

Since I’m back in Berkeley at the moment, I thought I would put together a list of upcoming fundraisers for the Japan relief effort—although it seems like things are starting to die down… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday #9: Back in the Bay Area

After six weeks of roaming around Japan, China, and the Philippines, I’m happy to be back in the Bay Area for a few weeks before my research takes me back to Tokyo. I… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday #5: Comrades & Cutouts

      Random silliness from Japan and San Francisco’s Japantown. Apologies for the hiatus in substantive blog posts–I’m traveling at the moment. For now, happy Wednesday!

A Peasant Flies Business Class

It’s been a while since my last post. I returned to the U.S. last week for a conference in Berkeley and had a series of all too brief visits with family and friends… Continue reading

Yoshida Brothers at Yoshi’s Jazz Club

Thanks to a last-minute tip from Tokyo Mango via Twitter, a friend and I had the opportunity to see the Yoshida Brothers at Yoshi’s Jazz Club in San Francisco on Thursday night. The… Continue reading