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Let’s Get Grandmama to Eat it- She’ll Eat Anything.

When in Japan, the host orders food for the group who are then required by the rules of social etiquette to eat whatever fare this person selects. During Grandmama’s visit, I was sure to order japanese¬†specialties which never fail to … Continue reading

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Hurdling Down the Hozu-gawa River- Grandmama and Offspring In Tow

Every day for the last 14 years, Spouse and I methodically perform a daily ritual known as “coffee talk.” Coffee talk obviously derives its name from the ritualistic consumption of the caffeinated beverage which enables each member to hoist his … Continue reading

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