Must be Seen (again and again)

You are familiar with the statement, “Must be seen to be believed.” In the case of cherry blossom season, this is not an exaggeration.  It is truly a take – your – breath – away experience to be ingested and savored. The attachment the Japanese and I have to Sakura cannot be overemphasized.  Weeks beforeContinue reading “Must be Seen (again and again)”

A Blissful Visit with a Good Friend

In everyone’s life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit. ~Albert Schweitzer There are so many kinds of friends we make in a lifetime. Many come and goContinue reading “A Blissful Visit with a Good Friend”

Party Time in Kyoto

What better time or place to throw a party than in the spring at our apartment in Kyoto?  We had friends CA friends visiting Kyoto for a few days, my more-than-able-son-in-law visiting and several Kyoto friends we were eager to see again. At the suggestion of a friend, we easily decided on a party.  WeContinue reading “Party Time in Kyoto”

Friendship at Any Age

“I wanna say hi to my friend, “announced my three and a half year old granddaughter, as she arrived with her mother at a mostly adult picnic.  Who might that friend be? My granddaughter had met him the day before at another event and then spotted him at the party. Was it another child?  Nope, it wasContinue reading “Friendship at Any Age”

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