Yesterday afternoon, I met with a friend up in my old neighborhood- Kichijoji. Kichijoji is such a quaint, artistic neighborhood. In some ways, it’s really bright and vibrant, and in others, it’s a big dull. But it’s definitely one of my favorite places that I’ve lived. I guess you could say that it’s another suburb [...]
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The sun dawned bright and early on our last sweltering day in Okinawa! I was exhausted, but in no way did I want to leave! How could anyone want to leave somewhere so warm, and so beautiful?! On the roster for the last day was a bit of sightseeing, a bit of culture, and a [...]
Next, we went out to hit up the Aquarium. The Naha Aquarium is supposed to be one of the largest, most awesome aquariums in Japan! It had giant turtles and jellyfish, so it was definitely awesome. Any place that has jellyfish is awesome in my eyes. I loooooove jellyish! To look at. Not to eat. [...]
PINEAPPLE PARK!! Seriously, how cool is that? I love pineapples!!!! Who doesn’t love pineapples??!!
I labored forever over whether to publish my old Okinawa vacation photos or Tokyo Disney Sea first… Okinawa was such a great summertime retreat, but there are several hundred photos. Disney Sea, however, I have slightly less photos, and everybody loved the post on Universal Studios.. So, Disney Sea it is!
You know when you get in that kind of mood where you start going through really, really old pictures, and laughing at the memories? Or cringing at the memories, but still wishing that you could go back, just for an instant, to that time. Details that were fuzzy coming back into focus, like a half-remembered [...]
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Yesterday, I picked up and went off to Tokyo to be in a photoshoot for a friend’s play. After that, I wandered off around the city and ended up eating a dinner with my friend Adrian. It was nice to kind of escape for a day, but oh wow am I exhausted! I don’t know [...]