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If you have noticed absence of new posts over the past week, don’t despair! I have no plans to abandon my blog. In fact, I’ve been working hard to redevelop it, making it easier to access old articles and search … Continue reading

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The lights are out in Tokyo, Japan

A well-written, first hand account of the earthquake written by the American expat girl living in Tokyo.     She provides a wonderful summary of information links at the end of the post – really nothing to add… via The lights are … Continue reading

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Help Japan

When I first saw this picture, I was perceptually disoriented: were those toy planes and cars, remnants of a toy store? It took a couple of seconds to register that what I was seeing was the sheer brutality of nature, man-made … Continue reading

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How to use this site

Dear readers, this is a brand new site and you won’t find posts under some categories…Please keep checking in! It might appear that the whole blog is, in fact, about food – this will change slightly as I am planning … Continue reading

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