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Things I Like About Japan #6: Small Drinks Are Actually Small

Today we have another installment of my long-neglected “Things I Like About Japan” series. One thing I really like about Japan is that small drinks are actually small here. In the US, we’ve… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday #22: Honolulu from a Hotel Room

Apologies for the blogging hiatus! And welcome to all of the new readers who subscribed after I was lucky enough to have my post on Takayama featured on Freshly Pressed! I’ve been very… Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday #19: Isetta, Berkeley

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,… 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

Wordless Wednesday #16: Tiger Bike, Berkeley

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!

Wordless Wednesday #15: Buy Back the SuperSonics

This is ancient history, but I still think it’s really weird that the Sonics are now the Oklahoma City Thunder. Seriously? The photo above was taken at Red Mill Burgers, a Seattle institution… Continue reading

Guess where I am now?

That’s right, I’m in Washington State for a little while! The whirlwind travel continues.

Troubling News from North Korea

Picture via the Associated Press and The New York Times As many of you know, North Korea fired a number of artillery shells at a South Korean island today. The reports are still… Continue reading