Tag Archives: Japan

Stations along my tea journey

I began drinking tea at some indefinable moment in my youth. Iced tea (unsweetened) was a staple beverage in our household, quite often made as “sun tea” in the warmer months by putting a 2 or 3 gallon glass jar … Continue reading

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Real Life Review: Aromi Mi rice cooker

I recently stopped to think about how, since my return to the United States several years ago, I seem unable to regain the healthy lifestyle I had lived in Japan. Part of it is of course due to factors of … Continue reading

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Through the Camera – Benches

I had never paid attention to benches until one day in the Hama-Rikyu garden in Tokyo when the light fell on a row of empty benches. I first noticed the linearity of the arraignment, then noticed that they were empty. … Continue reading

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Through the camera – Peonies

I moved into my first house in the summer and was surprised to find an area of fairly unkempt growth which had been carefully mown around. Figuring there had to be something of interest, I also detoured around them and … Continue reading

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Random Food of the Day

A selection of Japanese adult beverages

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Random Food of the Day

Takeaway rice with smoked fish and salmon eggs

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Random Food of the Day

A selection of Japanese pastries

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