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I Went to Paper Heaven AND it Smelled Great

No trip to Kyoto is complete without a visit to Kyukyodo Stationery and Incense Shop.  Its been in business since 1663.  When you’re about to hit your 350th anniversary, it’s clear you kinda know what you’re doing. The shop sells … Continue reading

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A Most Grown Up Tea Party

While I didn’t get to wear a fancy hat, I went to the best tea party ever today: a real Japanese Tea Ceremony! Two weeks ago I attended a classroom lesson on the history and etiquette of the Tea Ceremony … Continue reading

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