Monthly Archives: October 2011

Jellyfish

Jellyfish are beautiful.  How can you not admire their graceful shape?  Their ever-changing lines?  I can hear some of you responding “very easily.”  If you’ve ever been stung by a jellyfish, their beauty becomes a matter of some debate…or little … Continue reading

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Fukushima

Certain images remain with you for years–some because of their beauty others because of their emotional impact, some for both reasons.  Steve McCurry’s Afghan girl remains fixating today…  Kevin Carter’s shot of a vulture stalking a baby won him both … Continue reading

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Ehime

Welcome to Ehime!  More precisely, welcome to Matsuyama city, one of the hot spots (pun-intended) of Ehime Prefecture.  I love this card–the architecture, the lighting, everything is perfect!  Dogo-Onsen-Honkan is considered one of the oldest bath houses/hot springs in Japan … Continue reading

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What Fall Should Look Like

Isn’t this picture beautiful?  Doesn’t it make you want to take a long walk?  And bring your camera to?  I wish I could stroll through Orihime Park right now and experience the fall foliage at its peak.  The park is … Continue reading

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Tokyo Disney Sea

Today felt like Christmas in my mailbox!  A wonderful package and several postcards all beckoned to me when I opened it up!  A good mail day to make up for the dismal rainy weather we’re having today!  As I write … Continue reading

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Fall Break

School vacation started today for Laura.  I don’t think she has fully grasped the idea of a vacation yet.  She is in the Petite Section, the first year of official preschool here.  Preschool or la Maternelle is three years long … Continue reading

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Le Voyage de Chihiro

Pleurtuit is now home to a médiathèque!  For those of you wondering what the difference between a médiathèque and a traditional bibliothèque is (as I would translate them both into English using the word “library”), the former refers to an … Continue reading

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