I was mesmerized decades ago by a swarm of flashing fireflies in Japan and wondered, do they synchronize their flashes? Well, this week I got my answer! Continue reading Fireflies: a mystery solved!
Jon and I have worked out a recipe for really good matcha lattes. And here it is … Continue reading Making a matcha latte
I recently was mistakenly believed to be 25 — haha! (Thanks, Zoom.) That’s an age I would never want to return to but, on reflection, one that has been foundational to the person I’ve become. Continue reading On (not) being 25
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)