Tag Archives: Christmas

Christmas Excerpt from The Red Kimono


My historical fiction, The Red Kimono, opens with eight-year old Sachi searching for a Christmas present on December 7, 1941. Though Sachi was loosely based on the life of my mother, this scene was based on memories of my own … Continue reading

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#NaBloPoMo Post 6: Traditions


Today’s BlogHer prompt for National Blog Posting Month is: Monday, June 10, 2013 Tell us about a tradition passed through your family. I’m not sure why, but my mind is somewhat blank on this one. Of course, we had lots … Continue reading

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#AtoZ Challenge: P is for Papa


Day 16 of the A to Z Challenge is the letter “P”: P is for Papa If you’ve been following my blog during this A to Z Challenge, you know that Sachi’s and Nobu’s Papa was based on my maternal grandfather, particularly … Continue reading

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