Tag Archives: Ryokan

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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Follow the Flag to the End- Part 5- The Tour That Never Was

Several years ago, I pulled the covers over my shoulders in a rented yet hip apartment in a gorgeous and architecturally relevant district in Rome. A fine wrap to the end of a satisfying day, a disguised American tourist, eating, … Continue reading

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