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Happy holidays and a very happy new year – a Midorikai interlude

Happy holidays and a very happy new year to one and all!

The holiday vacation allowed all of us here at Midorikai to enjoy four weeks of much needed rest and relaxation. Many people took trips to Tokyo, visited friends or family, and checked off must see Kyoto sites from their lists. The weather has …

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Christmas chakai – a midorikai interlude

Fall has come and gone here in Kyoto and winter has come. The weather is getting much chillier and sometimes when the wind blows it almost feels like there is misty rain in the air; it’s so damp.

The last four weeks have been spent day and night preparing for the large Christmas chakai, the …

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Early November update – A midorikai interlude

After a long and drawn out election cycle, America has a new president. I am not going to comment on the results of that election in these emails. I can just offer to the universe that I, myself, can only continue to try to be better at helping others, to be compassionate, to love …

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Late September update — A midorikai interlude

The high heat of summer is tapering off and we are starting to get cooler nights. It’s pleasant to be outside again and ride my bike around Kyoto. If you look up in the sky on a clear night during the middle of September, you could see the rabbit in the moon pounding away on …

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School has started again — Back to Midorikai

Hello folks!

Sorry for not writing over the last month. I had a wonderful summer holiday back in the states for about four weeks visiting my husband and other family members. Some highlights from August included seeing a black bear in Big Bend National Park, going for a beautiful swim in one of Austin’s many …

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