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Tsukiji, Sumida, Tsukishima

Apparently I’ve become an extremely lazy blogger full of false promises. Getting used to the new job has been a tad stressful, as has been living in an actual apartment (rather than a dorm) by myself. 433 more words

Travel & Food

Shrine Bowl about more than football for Smith family

CASTLETON – Last August, Dennis Smith assumed a strange role as he watched his son, Sam, captain the Vermont team at the Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl. 848 more words


Today....live it!

“Life is a flash of lightning in the dark of night. It is a brief time of tremendous potential.” B. Alan Wallace


Festivals: Tamatsukuri Inari & Gion Maturi

On July 15th I attended Tamatsukuri Inari shrine summer festival (my local shrine) and the following day in pre-tyhoon weather went to Gion Matsuri in Kyoto. 280 more words


Festivals: Tanabata Shitennoji Temple 2015

Tanabata always makes me happy, its romantic, and I like all the pretty decorations. This year we couldn’t see the Okawa river milky way in Osaka, as it was on a Tuesday but we did manage to visit Shitennoji Temple again, and we did something new… 220 more words


What a World of Whimsy

“The secret of genius is to carry the  spirit of the child into old age,which means never losing your enthusiasm.” -Aldous Huxley.

Those of us who manage to hold onto our childlike wonder, become like a  magnet,and light to others. 415 more words