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September 2012

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“The Days Grow Long:” The Shortest Post Ever


I rode the train  to Azabu-Juban, this afternoon, to pick up my apartment keys from Kaz. It took us an hour and a half to go over the documents and sign all the paperwork; two copies of everything. I signed my name to…

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Finding a Place in Tokyo: Moving on Up… Up and Over


Dear Friends, “Make a decision and make the decision right.” – Abraham-Hicks Last week, something clicked while listening to a lecture on abundance, and I felt that my biggest desire, an apartment, could be mine now. For some months, I’ve been putting off moving…

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Fishing Meditation


Dear Friends, A few months ago, a former co-worker virtually introduced me to a wonderful couple. After a few email messages, it was my pleasure, two weeks ago, to meet M and E at Starbucks for coffee and tea, then an hour later, traipse to a…

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I Was So Right, But I Wish I Were Wrong


“I was so right, so right, thought I could turn emotion on and off.” – Diana Ross (The Boss) On my way to Yi‘s going away party, I met a British guy named A. He seemed nice enough, (who really knows in…

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Summer’s Over: “Remember Me As A Sunny Day”


Remember me as a sunny day that you once had along the way.  – Diana Ross (Remember Me) The summer’s unwinding, not ending, and that’s good. The days are hot, and less humid, while the nights drop to comfortable temps and the cicadas…

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Hope, an Energy Food

Japan, Wellness

There’s no way to happiness. Happiness is the way. – Wayne Dyer Dear Friends, 1) My friend and former housemate, Yi, from Borderless House, is moving to Africa in four days. In the past few months, there have been quite a…