Tag Archives: Japanese

Oh Boy! OBon!

My family and I went to two OBon festivals this month. Obon is a Japanese festival that honors deceased ancestors. Over time, in the part of California where we live, it has taken on more of a flavor of a … Continue reading

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“Unbroken” Is Being Made Into A Movie

I believe I created a post sometime ago about a non-fiction audiobook I’d just heard called “Unbroken” about a most amazing man named Louis Zamperini. I’m excited to learn that a movie is being made about him. Here are some … Continue reading

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Making A Difference

I will sometimes re-post something for readers who found this site in recent months. Below is one such re-post. Russ Remember the hit song from awhile back that included these words?: Don’t Laugh At Me Don’t call me names Don’t … Continue reading

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