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The Art of BEEing: Start of the flow

The desert winter seems to be quickly moving into summer as the early wildflower bloom is underway and flowering trees are starting to break bud.  There are still a few more cool days and nights ahead, but highs in the … Continue reading

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The Art of BEEing: Signs of Spring

The bees seem to have decided it’s time to get going for the upcoming season. The temperature today was mid 60’s, it was breezy and overcast, and though I did see some early wildflowers on the mountain I certainly didn’t … Continue reading

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A mid-term resident of Tokyo reports – Part 8: Revenge of the Cedar

This is part 8 of what is intended to be a collection of overview reports on living in Tokyo by someone who is here for longer than a short stay but shorter than a long stay. Hopefully they will be … Continue reading

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Tokyo views – flowers in February

Winter is usually the quiet season for my pollen allergies, but they kicked into overload a couple of days ago and left me scrambling to understand what could possibly be driving them. On my walk home from Shinagawa station today … Continue reading

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