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Sparking Memories

It has been a long time since Memorial Day didn’t spark some kind of memory for me that was hard to express.  I think I don’t have a problem retelling a story or wrapping some words around a memory….unless it … Continue reading

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For Those Who Love ALL Things Japanese

Love, they say All the things The art, women, food, movies, colors, language, memories. Except for the smell of fish, the depiction of history, the strength in her story, the nuance in speech, the kindness, respect, the reason you fell … Continue reading

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Living Without Regret

There crosses my desk once in a while a link to a post by a familiar “live life like you have no tomorrow” kind of web page. Today comes the advice to spend all your money, date the wrong person, … Continue reading

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On Leaning In and Waiting for the Shift

Leaning In and The Shift are two phrases I hear a lot these days, but don’t seem to have much use for them in conversation.  I see leaning in written into essays about women working their way into occupational spaces traditionally … Continue reading

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Discovering What Doesn’t Fit In a Bento

When I was about 8, we came stateside from Germany.  Up until that point, I attended school in the basement of WWII barracks buildings at Wiesbaden.  I walked to and from school and walked home for lunch, with my mom. … Continue reading

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