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Nostalgia

A long time ago, in the previous century in fact, I taught in Japan.  I taught in a small city jammed up into the corner created by the corner of Osaka and Nara Prefectures.  It had beautiful mountains that housed a huge … Continue reading

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The Woman Who Loved Chopin

I find it awesome to meet someone with passion. I don’t always “get” what they’re passionate about, but I respect it.  I find it powerful and somewhat infectious.  You can see the energy rippling off them in waves.  Sometimes it … Continue reading

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July 13, 2014: Reestablishing Connections

In today’s modern world we have so many ways to connect with people.  We no longer have only the phone and letters, but a plethora (I just wanted to use that word in a post) of ways to electronically track … Continue reading

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May 26, 2014 Cat Coincidences

Today’s perfect moment came about when I realized that the already small world I live in is in fact even smaller than that.  The fact that those already miniscule gaps were bridged by pets was rather comforting. Maybe it was … Continue reading

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