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Oh, Hello Again, August

August.  It’s always been a month of transition for me, always a feeling of ending one thing and moving on to the next.  Maybe that’s because it’s my birthday month, but looking back, there seem to be all sorts of elements of change that occurred in August.   441 more words


Fireworks & Homemade Ice Cream

This 4th of July we were able to hang out with family and cross Fireworks & Homemade Ice Cream off of our Summer List. It was awesome. 74 more words


Battle Speech

Often in Korathasesu, many of the words vital to a heated situation are very lengthy. These words are very unsuited to the fast pace of battle, and over time several clans developed popular systems for shortening the words. 436 more words


Deep Guided Meditation for Sleep and Good Dreams



To sleep and perhaps to dream…Techniques, traditions, practises, and tricks taken from the ancient masters all the way up to present day, state of the art,…
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La Fête Nationale

Did you know that today is Swiss National Day?

This means it is a national holiday and everything is closed in preparation for the festivities tonight (well, not entirely true, some towns celebrated last night and are nursing their hangovers today)! 720 more words


My umbrella from Kasagen - Kyoto's oldest umbrella shop

In 2012, my husband bought me a guide to Old Kyoto by Diana Dursten and Lucy Birmingham. I took the book with me on our 2013 trip, because there were one or two traditional craft items I wanted to bring back as souvenirs. 759 more words


Eid Mubarak

This past week followers of Islam across the World celebrated one of their biggest holidays: Eid al-Fitr, or as it is known here in Indonesia, Idul Fitri. 675 more words