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To Japan, With Love, Part Two

So the packers are here. And just like that, our home in Tokyo is becoming bare and generic and filled with boxes and suitcases and all the undeniable signs that we really and truly are getting on the plane and flying … Continue reading

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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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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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Food Carving

I recently had the privilege to host a food carving event for the Jewish Community of Japan in my home with Chef Hiroshi Nagashima.  Chef Nagashima is the head chef of the Honganji Temple restaurant Shisui in Tsukiji and has received … Continue reading

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