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To Japan, With Love, Part One

In March of 2011, I awoke in my comfy house in Connecticut to read of the Great Earthquake in Tohoku and the devastating tsunami that followed. It was all we read in The New York Times for weeks on end, and … Continue reading

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One Last Trip Before We Go-Go

The clock is ticking down on our time here in Japan {sniff! sniff!} and with it will end the constant travel we have enjoyed so much. However, we felt we would be remiss if we left Japan without visiting Hiroshima, … Continue reading

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A Mitzvah of a Project

Big Cutie’s Bat Mitzvah is in just five short weeks. One of the requirements of this day is that she design and implement a service project, and so six months ago she came up with the idea that she would … Continue reading

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The First Last

We are back in Tokyo and are all suddenly feeling like there’s a giant clock ticking down our time left in Japan .  The Cuties will randomly mention something they did last Winter or Spring they didn’t realize would be … Continue reading

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Because Sometimes Its Just Wrong

Last summer I made a lot of changes to our place here in Kiawah.  It’s a balancing act because while it’s our home for the summer while we are in America, we also rent it our when we are gone. … Continue reading

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Batik by Some Cute Artists

I love artwork by my kids. It’s seriously one of my favorite things. I love it simply because they made it. But I also love it as someone who enjoys the artistic process but struggles tremendously with the whole notion of this … Continue reading

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Never a Dull Moment

We’ve been up to all sorts of great things here in Kiawah, and have been running at such a pace that when we woke up to massive thunderstorms yesterday The Cuties’ reaction was “YES! A day to just veg out.” … Continue reading

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