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Travel to Hokuriku 8: going around marketes

      < 1. morning market of Wajima >


Today, I introduce to you an indispensable pleasure of trip that is a morning market and roadside stations.

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It's the Easter Beagle Thailand!

Reaching for Goal 2: To help promote a better understanding of Americans on the part of peoples served

It’s April 20, 2014, my first of two Easter’s as a volunteer. 323 more words


That's... complicated

“Ca, c’est compliqué” is the phrase we’ve heard at almost every place that rents apartments and houses in Clermont.  The literal translation is “that’s complicated”, but something is telling me it means a whole lot more.   579 more words


Coachella: an accidental crossroads for culture and religion

This year’s Coachella Music & Arts festival in Indio, Calif. was one for the books. Regardless of if you were there or not, we learned that Leonardo DiCaprio has some questionable dance moves in his playbook, that Lorde’s stage repertoire appears to mirror mid-2000s Kanye West, and that the Haim sisters have always been cool (they admitted to hopping the festival fence since 2004 during their set). 348 more words


Impossible Landscapes

“With inspirations varying from a past job restoring a theme park in Oakland, CA to texts by botanist William Brewer, Kluth gathers evidence that expounds on our attachments to these “happy wastelands.” Using a personal collection of snapshots of fake theme park landscapes and a little Photoshop, … 65 more words

Art And Design

Forward in Boston

I went to Boston last weekend because I wanted to see the marathon the year after.

Marathons have environments that defy logic. I’ve seen them in St. 837 more words


where does your light shine?

do you light dark corners?
does your light add clarity and outline?
does it illuminate the overlooked or forgotten?
does your light have adjustable brightness for when shade is needed? 123 more words