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Massage, O Bear, and KonMari

This morning I headed down to Japantown to the Kabuki Spa to enjoy my Christmas present from my husband, a gift certificate for massages. It was my first time there, which is hard to believe! 229 more words


30 Years of Lakeview: Chicago's Japanese American Community 1960s-1990s


During and immediately following World War II, Americans of Japanese ancestry flooded Chicago for work and school as they were either released from incarceration at one of ten U.S. 4,830 more words


Communal Baths at Kabuki Springs & Spa

Hot air wooshes through my nostrils, ballooning warmly in my lungs. Fat beads of sweat gain critical mass and tumble down my skin in little rivulets, plinking softly onto the cedar bench. 306 more words


Month five - January 15

Happy new year everyone!

Its been a long year, with big changes and crazy up and downs. I’m becoming older, wiser, stronger and hopefully a better man with all the experiences I undertake. 878 more words


Familar Faces, New Places

A few friends of mine had never been to San Francisco and they asked me to give them a little mini tour of the city. To start the morning off we headed up to… 215 more words


Belgard Kitchen - Good Eats in Historic Japantown/Gentrified Railtown

If you’re looking for good eats in an interesting locale, you only have to take a detour to Japantown (or Railtown if you’re going for the newer, gentrified moniker) to find Belgard Kitchen on the corner of Dunlevy Avenue and Alexander Street. 309 more words

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