The snow began to fall in Misawa, Japan…and it has not stopped! We are setting records for snowfall!
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2021: Feelin’ Good
In Japan, we eagerly welcome 2021 Year of the Ox and happily say goodbye to 2020, which lived up to its title of Year of the Rat! And you can’t beat a cute ox/cow on a Japanese New Year’s postcard! And listen to Lizzo!
Haiku #120 (Fuji-san)
Many people in Japan have noticed that the mighty Mt. Fuji, an active volcano, is absent a white snow cap this year. At this time last year and most years, Fuji san’s peak was covered with snow. The last time Fuji san erupted was in 1707, and it was devastating to Tokyo and surrounding areas. Some snow fell on Fuji a few weeks ago, but seemed to disappear rather quickly. Due to the volcano’s instability and the number of earthquakes Japan experiences, Mt. Fuji is monitored by experts 24 hours a day.
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.
Cold Misawa Rain
The rain just keeps falling here in Misawa.
And with the snow shall bring forth… icicles!
The snow came late this year…but it made a superb entrance!
Love staring out at the big blue Pacific any time of the year!
Gray skies mean snow in northern Japan!