Category Archives: Okinawa Travel

An October of quintessential strangeness!

As a young boy growing up in Illinois, October was always my favorite month. The beautiful autumn colors, the temperate temperature and the harvest season followed by Halloween. No computers or cell phones to distract me from spending the day … Continue reading

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September Blahs…

Its September already and I’m having a bit of difficulty writing or even keeping my mind on my “to-do” lists. After two years in Okinawa, an interesting two years with pros and cons but mostly positive experiences, it’s time to … Continue reading

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A scattered Month of May

Life happens, I haven’t written for a while as I’ve been sidetracked by weather, a dying computer, a busy wife who performs on stage, mold, mosquitoes and snails in my garden: a myriad of time consuming issues, a scattering of … Continue reading

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Valentines’ day evening walk!

HamahigaJima Blog Valentines’ day, my dear wife Iori asked if she could see the ocean at night from Hamahiga Island and visit the Ancient Shrine there. So after dinner we drove to Hamahiga Island and parked along the shore, not … Continue reading

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Back to writing….maybe… Sept 9, 2013

Well I haven’t written for quite a while as we have moved to Uruma, an older residential and hilly area in central Okinawa. The house we found is old enough to have a formal six tatami mat tea room, fully … Continue reading

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Garbage and the human condition, is there a solution out there?

Garbage the world over seems to follow similar habits. A small percentage of the population seems to think that garbage can be thrown anywhere. The beaches collect plastic bottles and beer cans; the roadsides collect TVs and old appliances that … Continue reading

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Another World Heritage Site Visited

World Heritage Site: Shikinaen Royal Garden We have been visiting the world heritage sites when we have a free moment between classes and performances. Today, after a Tea Ceremony class in Naha, we drove to the Shikinaen Royal Garden, a … Continue reading

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A five island day…and a small world.

A five island day…and a small world. A series of happenings and related connection spun us across five islands today. It all started with a Facebook ad for a restaurant on Henza Island. The restaurant was also recommended to us … Continue reading

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The New religion of the American Guru’s ….Get Rich Quick

The Self-Improvement Phenomena: Get rich quick. Webinars, Books, Blogs, and get rich financial seminars all directed at relieving you of a little money in return for giving you the “SECRETS” of the successful. Statistically per the media tacticians and the … Continue reading

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Kudaka Island Adventure

We went to Kudaka Island today to visit the sacred sites of the Yuta and Noro [and Kuro Miko].  There are sacred areas closed to everyone, especially men unless you are a priest or male Yuta [very rare] and there … Continue reading

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