Tag Archives: WW II Confinement Sites

IONTW – May 7, 2017

Matsuri Japanese Arts Festival in Santa Rosa TODAY 11 am – 5 pm. The film of George Takei’s Allegiance will be showing in Sebastopol May 9. All I needed to know:  or at least 7 Things I Learned When I … Continue reading

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IONTW – April 23, 2017

Art is part of the world it is made in – reflection, reaction, documenting or commenting – and receives meaning from both the maker and the viewer, and there’s often more than two sides to the story. Finding art in … Continue reading

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IONTW – April 2, 2017

Amazing fun with cut paper! Here’s a local one. And a couple for the plate o’ shrimp file – pencils and death. The pencils are at CW Pencil Enterprise, which Helen Hiebert mentioned in her blog/newsletter and Alisa Golden had … Continue reading

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IONTW – February 12, 2017

The domino effect. With fire. Watch while eating your ice cream made out of snow. Maurice Sendak’s library. Train station built around a tree. So. Much. YES!!! Letterpress Printer Amos Paul Kennedy Jr. I’ve never met him – or should … Continue reading

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IONTW – February 5, 2017

Monday, January 30 was Fred Korematsu Day. Google marked it with their Doodle. There’s a new book for young people about Mr. Korematsu, who resisted Executive Order 9066. Others of Japanese heritage, even after being incarcerated, served in the armed … Continue reading

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IONTW – January 22, 2017

A little different setting, perhaps, but much of the time I wear so-called men’s clothes. An interesting read from someone who “switched.” Perhaps begs the question of what is cross-dressing and why are clothes gendered anyway. Chizu Omori and her … Continue reading

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IONTW – January 15, 2017

I missed when it ran aground, but the boat beached at Salmon Creek in Sonoma County is still there. Or it was on Boxing Day anyway. Salmon in Lagunitas Creek, Marin County, CA! If you missed the film of the musical … Continue reading

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