Tag Archives: Okinawa

Waste not want not

Waste not want not Blog    November 2014 My grandmother and my mother must have said “waste not want not” a thousand times when I was growing up in Illinois. Fall harvest season when the fruit was falling from the trees, apples, … 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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Summer time to smile!

Summertime has arrived here in Okinawa. Its hotter here than most places I’ve lived but not that much hotter than where I was born: Chicago, Illinois. I’ve moved on average about every three years for the last fifty years.  I … 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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Happy New Year 2014, resolve to be Happy no matter what!

Self Empowerment and enlightenment is just a decision. How to share insights that seem difficult to communicate without sounding nonsensical, delusionary or unbelievable. Be here now… Ram Das, I shall not want…Bible, at this moment you are the sum of … Continue reading

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A Warm October Home in Okinawa

Fictional life blog: Just having escaped from Tokyo last weekend. What universe do you live in? A creative and fun dream world, a rationalization of this illusionary reality or do you live in the real now, or is that  just … Continue reading

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My First Political Protest Walk

Protest Blog May 2013: Okinawa Today, May 19, 2013, on our daily walk we joined a Peace March which was in its third day of protest and walked six hours….interesting to see how the Okinawan people see the American occupation … 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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