I loved seeing the photos from friends, far and near, at the last full moon. Thank you, #SameMoonFriends — hope to see you again next time! Continue reading #SameMoonFriends gather again
As November’s full moon approached, I kept thinking about what sort of photo I would share with my #SameMoonFriends. Then I saw it — a project I’ve been working on … Continue reading Unintended moon shot
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”
I loved seeing the photos of and by friends, far and near, of last week’s full moon! #SameMoonFriends Continue reading Thank you, #SameMoonFriends!
In the midst of these uncertain times, I’m excited to share some good news: My memoir, The Same Moon, has been picked up by Camphor Press! Continue reading Coming soon: new publisher, new edition!
Mixtapes can remind us of the people we once were. Here’s one from half my life ago … Japan 1994! Continue reading A memoir mixtape
I wonder whether the objects we surround ourselves with can have unexpected impacts on our lives. Continue reading A familiar face
Data show that Japanese working women have made gains since I lived in Japan, but progress is a complex animal. Continue reading In Japan, working women are on the rise … sort of
As much as I loved living in Japan, it challenged my notions of gender equality. A recent talk I attended offered some fresh insights … Continue reading “Is Japan still like that?”