Category Archives: Places

Culture Day in Pictures and Video

Meiji Shrine all Dressed Up for Culture Day Offerings of fruit and wheat for the gods. Would of made a really good salad.                         Gifts of natural items to … Continue reading

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Stop #1 on the Tokyo Tour

So have we actually been anywhere? The Nose and The Tourist (my sisters) are getting antsy with my posts about life and are anxious for me to get on with “the Japan stuff.” I’ve been wrestling with my informative Japan … Continue reading

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The “M” Series Cont’d: Can a Mouse Save a Moody Middle Schooler?

The “M” Series: Culture shock Phase 3 has set in for Offspring #1. Any one who lives with or ever was a hormone infused teenager knows that drastic hormonal swings crossed with culture shock leads to a chemical and potentially … Continue reading

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Bad Pictures of the Meiji Shrine- One of the most Important in Japan- A Blurry Culture Lesson #6

Someone throw in a new camera with those TIGI Foxy Curls… It’s hard to show off all that Japan has to offer when your camera can’t take action shots. Anyway, one of the most important shrines in ┬áJapan is the … Continue reading

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