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Old men under a tree


It has been about 2.5 mos now working at the Silver Center. It maybe less but it seems like more. It is draining physically. With the heat and the last several jobs have been clearing hills sides. 708 more words


Sake, Clay and a Lotus Blossom

LZ and I were invited to go with our friends the Aoki to their friend’s house in Wakayama. This couple in the mountains of Wakayama are professional potters. 1,026 more words


The Twelfth Doctor (Capaldi, not Grant)

If you’re puzzled by the headline, check here.

So, Doctor Who, new Doctor, episode 1:

(There may be spoilers. You know me. If you mind spoilers probably better not read reviews…) 436 more words


of Race and Men

With just over a year here in Japan, and almost 1 yr in our current home I felt it was time to re-exam my path, set some goals. 978 more words


EVERYTHING I NEVER TOLD YOU is a devastating family drama about the consequences of good intentions


Everything I Never Told You

By Celeste Ng

The Penguin Press, 6/26/14

$26.95, 292 pages

Few would argue with the premise that it is one of the key roles of parents to guide their children to a good life, and if at all possible, a better life than that of the parents. 767 more words

Book Reviews

Everyday people

I have been working steady at the city job now for a couple of few weeks. It is not that hard, but not easy starting a totally physical job at this age. 583 more words


Outlook: Claire Hajjaj

this evening (tuesday 29th), 10.06-10.30pm, on bbc world service radio (freeview channel 710)
outlook includes jo fidgen interviewing claire hajjaj about her childhood in kuwait, where it was necessary to conceal her jewish origin, though her mother made sure she and her brother did not lose their jewish roots … 83 more words