Tag Archives: Japan

IONTW – July 29, 2018

So maybe you missed National Ice Cream Day on July 15, but – for a few more days – it’s still Ice Cream Month. Some places to partake. The ice cream revolution is upon us! (h/t to Mr. Phil) And, … Continue reading

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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 – January 7, 2018

Places to sleep with books! In the UK, and Japan. And also in Japan – going on a year already, the polka dot lady has a museum. Send and receive postcards from random people around the world! Mail your secret … Continue reading

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IONTW – December 11, 2016

TODAY! (Sunday Sunday SUNDAY!) Open House at the printshop in Sebastopol, CA. Tuesday 12/13, George Takei’s Broadway musical Allegiance was also made into a movie and will be showing in select theatres. A selection of Dorothea Lange’s Manzanar photos are … Continue reading

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Hakone Estate and Gardens

Unbeknownst to me, there’s a sliver of Japan nestled in the hills just outside Saratoga, CA. Hakone Estate and Gardens is a recipient of the Save America’s Treasures Award by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and is recognized as … Continue reading

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IONTW – October 30, 2016

Just in time for Halloween – do you know jack? ohand not Halloween, but ohmygoodness COSTUMES! and again media on my mind – last week there were the newspaper animals, now, amazingthings done with salt. if you’ve ever noticed a … Continue reading

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IONTW – September 25, 2016

The KDFC Instrument Drive: September 26 – October 7, 2016. Participating in a music program is a wonderful experience with many benefits – donating an unused instrument is one way to help a child have this opportunity and clears out … Continue reading

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Salt, like honey, can be a real snapshot of a particular place. I’ve been browsing thought the book Salted, by selmelier Mark Bitterman, and it’s quite amazing and fascinating how different salt can be. I’m not sure that I quite … Continue reading

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