Tag: Japan

School Is Out Around the World

School Is Out Around the World
As I wait for interviews to take hold, I sit in my writing space and watch the world pass by under my window. I like this window overlooking the sidewalk. Today, it frames a stream of school children heading home in the clear light of a fresh washed afternoon. By the size of their burdens, I know... Read more »

Things The World Taught Me in 2014

Things The World Taught Me in 2014
I began this blog in June of 2014 with the goal of interviewing one person in every country of the world (roughly 196). By year’s end, I’d spoken with 19 people. They humbled me with their willingness to participate. Surprised, delighted, and disturbed me with their responses. I learned so much from them. Below, is... Read more »

Under the Eye of a Japanese Volcano

Under the Eye of a Japanese Volcano
As I continue to reach out into the world, I realize that music is a common draw. Because of my love of the Icelandic composer and musician, Olafur Arnalds, I became aware of Mario, the Spanish composer/pianist in my post on Spain. And because of Mario, I found Rika, who is a fan of Mario’s music.... Read more »
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