One of my pleasures in life is the discovery that one part of my life has unexpectedly overlapped with another. Currently, my work in the world of contemporary dance is aligning with my ongoing love affair with Japan.
Oh, Japan! Never could I have imagined the impact that a short trip to accompany my husband on a business trip to Japan in the 1980's would have on my life. The impact was profound and has continued to influence my life in ways small and large. Suddenly I was presented with a very different … Continue reading OH, Japan!
« | Main | » 05/08/2013 Note: If this blog looks familiar, it's because I originally wrote it more than three years ago. It still holds true. Parentheses added for additional thoughts now. The order of these reasons has no significance! 13 reasons I'll be going back! 1. CIVILITY. Everyone is NICE ! Customers are always cordially welcomed and … Continue reading Thirteen Reasons I’ll be Returning
I know people who visit England and after a little time spent there, return to the USA speaking with an English Accent. I haven't acquired an English accent, nor a Japanese one, but I have deliberately acquired the Japanese version of saying Grace before meals. It's quick. It's easy once you've said the word 50 … Continue reading Itakakimasu!
Why does it still seem so improbable to me that a giant aircraft can lift off from the ground and carry me at speeds I cannot feel across vast oceans, then deposit me back to earth in another land? Each time I fly, the experience seems remarkable, particularly if it is a trip of several … Continue reading Back to Earth