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IONTW – May 13, 2018

Happy Mother’s Day – to all those who fill this role, whether biological, or by circumstance, and to those who mother themselves. Project inspired by her mother – the stories of war brides (WWII) from Japan. Very cool Mississippi River … Continue reading

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IONTW – May 6, 2018

My homie Luther Burbank made it into the Atlas Obscura! Typesetting as sport! (h/t Frankie) And all you two-spacers rejoice! Next Saturday, May 12 in San Jose – Japantown Immersive. Bike that are not just zero emissions, but actually clean … Continue reading

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EXCLUSION: The Presidio’s Role in World War II Japanese American Incarceration

2017 was the seventy-fifth anniversary of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Executive Order 9066, which was what I thought forced the removal and incarceration of 120,000 West Coast Japanese Americans. I would be the first to admit my knowledge is incomplete … Continue reading

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IONTW – April 8, 2018

Virtually resurrecting ancient buildings. And going backward in time with historical aerial photos. Dedicated to the Preservation of Spray If you’re in Seattle there’s an excellent looking exhibit up from Expedition Press at Core Gallery. Bay Area folks there’s a … Continue reading

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IONTW – April 1, 2018

For the first time since 1956 – if you can believe the intarwebs – April Fools’ Day and Easter are coinciding! You may also have noticed (or not) that Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday were the same day. Public art affecting … Continue reading

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IONTW – March 18, 2018

Next level playing with your food – of all sorts, and specializing in bananas. This year marks Santa Rosa’s Sesquicentennial! Or, for those wondering what number that is – 150 year anniversary. Which brings up the question, what would you … Continue reading

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Old Mission Santa Barbara

Which, I don’t know that there’s a New Mission Santa Barbara, but I suppose when you’ve been around since 1786 you can call yourself whatever you want. As these things go, it was established on the named saint’s day – … Continue reading

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