Book review: ‘a clearer meaning of tolerance’

I’m tickled to share this new review of my memoir, The Same Moon, from the Japan America Society of Minnesota. Here’s what reviewer Tom Haeg identified as a takeaway: What we learn here is a clearer meaning of tolerance. We must accept others as similar to, not different from ourselves. What we share in common is more important than what distinguishes us. Inclusion not exclusion. … Continue reading Book review: ‘a clearer meaning of tolerance’

Same Moon T-shirts (and more) on sale

Good thing I opened this morning’s email! The vendor for The Same Moon goods & gifts is offering 50 percent off all apparel today — Nov. 16, 2021 — only! Might make a fun holiday gift … T-shirts, sweatshirts, tank tops, onesies … (NOTE: Please order a size up. I usually wear a medium in T-shirts but definitely need a large in this model.) The … Continue reading Same Moon T-shirts (and more) on sale

“Trust the timing”

I’ve been thinking about the next full moon — coming Nov. 19, 2021 — and wondering how soon to give the heads up to people who want to join me in greeting their #SameMoonFriends. Seeing the moon has for years caused me think of faraway friends, but it hadn’t occurred to me to invite others into the idea until last month. When I did, it … Continue reading “Trust the timing”