One Guy from Italy

One Guy from Italy might be my favorite restaurant. Well, it’s not my very favorite, but it definitely ranks in the top five restaurants in my hometown. It’s been around for over forty-years, and twenty-five-plus-years-ago, when we were going to Tech as a young couple, we frequented the place. The location is great. The foodContinue reading “One Guy from Italy”

My Favorite Local Artist

I met Kyoko Nakamoto the first week of January 2019. She is a local artist that displays her art at the boutiques on the military bases here on Okinawa, and I met her at the Marine Gift Shop back in 2019. I was immediately drawn to her art and her vibrant spirit. Over the courseContinue reading “My Favorite Local Artist”

The Nutcracker

One of the fondest holiday memories I have is the year that I got to go back to my hometown early enough in December to get to attend the ballet as my father’s date. Most years, my husband and I would roll into town a couple of days before Christmas, and “The Nutcracker” would haveContinue reading “The Nutcracker”

What Are You Reading?

(In full disclosure, when I write about the books, I am counting library books with pages that I can touch, and Audible books that I listened to.) I have recently gone through some heavy books. (They seemed heavy in my mind.) “Mao”, by Jung Chang, was a deep dive into how Mao created Communist China.Continue reading “What Are You Reading?”

Let’s Go to Starbucks

For friends and family who live in the states, this may or may not be a big deal. Some people love Starbucks. Some people just don’t get it. I would love to review a case-study on WHY people like it so much. I am sure there has been one done. Regardless of what side ofContinue reading “Let’s Go to Starbucks”