Tag Archives: Japanese

The Heavy Fog of Fear


A few days ago, the intensity of my drive to outwardly disagree with Trump’s hasty actions and foolhardy words went into overdrive when I heard about the Executive Order to ban immigrants. But, it’s not wise to share opinions on social … Continue reading

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Mind Your Own Business


I thought about using the more polite title, “Live and Let Live” for this post, but “Mind Your Own Business” is much more reflective of how I felt this morning after reading the National Review article titled “Boston’s Kimonos of Oppression.” … Continue reading

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The Magical Red Kimono


This morning, while giving my children’s story, The Magical Red Kimono, a final read-through before submitting to a publisher, I read a blog comment from my friend, Alice White. In her comment, she mentioned the scene in The Red Kimono … Continue reading

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Available in April — Life: Haiku by Haiku


My new book, Life: Haiku by Haiku, contains more than 150 haiku. It is scheduled for release in April. Here’s an excerpt: the first crocus pokes bright yellow through icy snow long winter’s farewell I think many of us are anticipating … Continue reading

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#NaBloPoMo Day 5: Theatre Esprit Asia’s “Dust Storm”


The BlogHer prompt for National Blog Posting Month Day 5 is: Friday, June 7, 2013 Tell us a story from your family history. I have many, many stories I’ve written based on stories I’ve heard from both sides of my … Continue reading

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