The days have been rainy and are now turning cold. Misawa winter is right around the corner.
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Typhoon Dolphin has been pounding the eastern coast of Japan.
Not all who wander are lost!
Morioka Road Trip!
Last weekend Melissa and I packed up the old Subaru with road trip essentials and headed to Morioka! Morioka is […]
I’ve been reading several books of haiku by some of the Japanese masters of the poetic form. Bashō, Buson, Issa to name a few. Some of the poetry is simply beautiful. Very simple, yet very powerful.
The Showa Big Buddha during the Oban holiday in Aomori, Japan. The candle lit lanterns and the chanting monks created a haunting atmosphere.
青龍寺, Aomori, Japan
Wow! This is haiku #100 to be published at A Thousand Miles from Kansas!
Hibarino Dahlia Park
I was amazed at this collection of dahlias at Hibarino Dahlia Park near Gonohe in Northern Japan!
Bronze Grill Hachinohe
Been looking for that ultimate Japanese cheeseburger? It’s waiting for you at Bronze Grill in Hachinohe!
Lightning lit up Misawa and Tokyo a few days ago and the rain just keeps coming.