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The Making of Tetrapods

In my April 15 column in the Japan Times, I wrote about “tetrapods,” the four-legged wave-breaking concrete structures you see all up and down the coast of Japan. 135 more words

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The Wonderful World of Frogs

     It was hard deciding on my second post topic… I have too many topics I want to share with you, and definitely not enough time to do them! 1,115 more words


Strange concrete shapes, a military base, and some huge, one-time-only waves. 

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down at the sea wall

This weekend was a pretty mellow one, but we wanted to get out of the house since it’s starting to get warmer here on the island. 218 more words