Monthly Archives: September 2012

Saying Farewell

In the blink of an eye, my month in Japan is complete.  Tomorrow I face approximately 22 hours of travel, door to door, but waiting for me is my own comfy bed.  My dog Leia better brace herself for a … Continue reading

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Dancing in the Graveyard

(Apologies!  I have had trouble uploading this post from several days ago) Three stories for you today.  Chapter 1:  Feast! Friday, August 31, Yoshitaka Ando “Andy” (the man I have been training this month) hosted a farewell banquet for me.  … Continue reading

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