The hilly village of Ohara, in the northern precincts of Kyoto, is idyllic. It’s one of the places that I must return to each time I come to Kyoto. Its simple country farmhouses make a ring around a central area of fertile farmland growing rice and vegetables. At one time, this rural farm area grew most…
Japanese summers offer many opportunities to experience the beauty of the season.
We made a major move once a decade, from the NE to the SE to the SW and ultimately to part time in Japan.
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My first shopping experience in Japan gave me an unexpected lesson in the art of bowing.
When is it too late to recognize a dream and pursue it?