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JAPAN | Friday, 19 Nov 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Happy 2nd Anniversary!

JAPAN | Friday, 19 Nov 2010 | Views [4764] | Comments [1]

On November 9, 2008, we were in Jamaica doing this: Now, two years later, we're on a different subtropical island, but still just as much (if not even more) in love! This year for our 2nd anniversary, we decided to get each other "Fantastic!"... Read more >


Photos: 2nd Anniversary

JAPAN | Friday, 19 Nov 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Happy Halloween!

JAPAN | Monday, 1 Nov 2010 | Views [1555]

Happy (belated) Halloween!  We've been getting settled back into life on Okinawa after a great trip Stateside and I'm working on getting our website back up to speed again.  I didn't want to let a cookie-holiday go by without a post, so I'll do our ... Read more >


Photos: Halloween

JAPAN | Monday, 1 Nov 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Mango Jam Muffins

JAPAN | Monday, 27 Sep 2010 | Views [1232]

I am the unofficial Monday Muffin Maker for my fellow Volunteer Counters at our Chapel.  So far, I've made blueberry, chocolate chip, banana nut, and Craisin to name a few.  This week: Mango Jam Muffins! I saw the Mango Jam on sale and just had to ... Read more >


Sea Side Bowling

JAPAN | Sunday, 26 Sep 2010 | Views [887]

We went out for a lovely dinner at Tonkatsu Taro with Megumi and Roger last weekend!  We sure do like tonkatsu!  After dinner, we decided to go bowling in American Village. After purchasing a pair of socks for me (I was wearing sandals), locating a ... Read more >


Photos: Sea Side Bowling

JAPAN | Sunday, 26 Sep 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Rain and rainbows

JAPAN | Wednesday, 15 Sep 2010 | Views [569] | Comments [1]

(rainbow over the East China Sea) If you've been following our weather for any reason lately, you'll know that for the past month, it's rained almost every day.  And I thought we got plenty of rain during rainy season this year!  This has been a much ... Read more >


Photos: Rain and Rainbows

JAPAN | Wednesday, 15 Sep 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Photos: Obon Festival

JAPAN | Monday, 13 Sep 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Obon Festival

JAPAN | Monday, 13 Sep 2010 | Views [739] | Comments [1]

It's that time of year again.  Towards the end of August, Okinawa celebrates Obon to honor the spirits of their ancestors.  You can read more about the festival in last year's post .  This year we were prepared to run down the street to watch the ... Read more >


Cape Zampa

JAPAN | Sunday, 29 Aug 2010 | Views [1239] | Comments [1]

We had a momentary break from the seemingly-ever-present rain of late, so we decided to make the most of it and take a drive out to Cape Zampa in search of the Giant Shisa.  This adds yet another shisa photo to Brandon's ever-growing collection.  :... Read more >


Photos: Cape Zampa

JAPAN | Sunday, 29 Aug 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Subtropical Weather

JAPAN | Tuesday, 24 Aug 2010 | Views [1137] | Comments [1]

Last week we had some very interesting weather. Brandon watched this water spout from Torii Beach during lunch. And I watched it from our apartment. Neither of us had seen a water spout in person before, but we managed to grab our cameras ... Read more >


Photos: Weather

JAPAN | Tuesday, 24 Aug 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Okinawa Farming

JAPAN | Saturday, 21 Aug 2010 | Views [1311]

Here is a set of photos I have taken with my cell phone camera while driving to work over the course of the last year.  The top picture is a farmer harvesting his sugarcane. I slowed down enough to take this picture of this farmer who had just finished ... Read more >


Photos: Okinawa Farming

JAPAN | Saturday, 21 Aug 2010 | Photo Gallery


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Internet Extravaganza!

JAPAN | Saturday, 21 Aug 2010 | Views [717]

You can find us on two websites other than our own this week!  (If you happen to be in Times Square in NYC in the next four weeks, you can see us on a giant billboard, too, but I'm getting ahead of myself.) First, I was trying to decide what to cook ... Read more >


Photos: Star Wars Pancakes

JAPAN | Saturday, 21 Aug 2010 | Photo Gallery


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