My memoir was released by Camphor Press a year ago today — and what a year it has been! Now The Same Moon and I are heading back out into the world … Continue reading Happy birthday, buddy!
Summer is the perfect time to share my memoir, The Same Moon, and you can join me from anywhere in the world for this JETAA event! Continue reading Author event: Join JETAA & me in July!
Technology and I have had our innings, but I will be forever grateful for the way it obliterates the constraints of space and time … Continue reading My brief paean to technology — and book clubs!
The return of spring reminds me of lessons learned driving in Japan and helps me see our emergence from pandemic restrictions in a new way. Continue reading Living as a new leaf (spring 2021)
Our wild turkeys, with their stylized movements and flamboyant feathers, remind me of the magnificent kabuki theater I watched in Tokyo … and help me appreciate where I am right now. Continue reading Kabuki birds
March 3 — Girls’ Day — dismayed me, as a newly divorced woman in Japan. But it probably also helped me find my unexpected path toward parenthood. Continue reading Happy Girls’ Day
In 2020, regular days are worth celebrating — and why not celebrate with some easy homespun sushi? Continue reading MacGyvered sushi (recipe)
Thank you to everyone who has written a review for The Same Moon — we’ve hit 41 reviews on Amazon and seven on Goodreads! Continue reading We made it to 41!
I am doing a Zoom book event for The Same Moon TOMORROW (Wednesday, Oct. 7) at 2 p.m. (Pacific Time) as part of the “Power of the Pen” series … Continue reading Meet me on Zoom?
I’m absolutely delighted to share with you the release of Inaka: Portraits of Life in Rural Japan! This collection includes my essay “Unexpected retreat.” Continue reading New release — a literary visit to rural Japan