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My Next Japanese Boat Models Display Next Month

For those of you in the Bay Area in March and interested in models of traditional Japanese watercraft, I’m setting up my first display of 2018 next month. 72 more words

Ship Modeling News

My Next Wasen Model Display, March 1st - 31st , 2018

I may be no Yukio Nakayama, but I will have my own wasen model display coming up again in Japantown, San Francisco, in the display window of Union Bank’s community room inside the Japan Center’s East Mall. 202 more words

General Blog

Peace Pagoda

Peace Pagoda in Japantown, San Francisco


Korean bingsu snow flake dessert in Düsseldorf (Germany)

A year ago, I was telling you about the Korean and Japanese-style shaved ice desserts I tried in Bangkok. Today, I am excited to share the experience of my first Korean bingsu in Germany, in the city of Düsseldorf! 662 more words


Sacramento's Japantown

Did you know that Sacramento was once home to one of the largest Japantowns in America? Although today there are only three remaining Japantowns in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Jose, not too long ago, Sacramento had its own sizeable Japantown. 564 more words

Social Justice

le petit elefant.

Yays! I visited my friend Genevieve – owner and designer extraordinaire at le petit elefant – at her first open studios event of the year. It was super major cute! 109 more words


Police Recover Olympic Figure Skater's Stolen Dresses And Ice Skates

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Olympic pairs figure skater Marissa Castelli will soon be reunited with her cherished skates and outfits that were stolen out of her family’s car while they were sight-seeing in San Francisco. 230 more words