Category Archives: Julia

Friendly Walk

A while back I took a walk with a friend of mine. We saw some cleverly put together homemade gardens. We came across an extremely blue house. Obviously newly built. I wonder who will live in such a brightly painted … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry

Don’t worry = しわさんけ I went outside to clean the yard. And look what I found! あそこに いきました わたしの ヤードを そじする。みて! わたしは なにが みつけました! This orange flower always surprises me because it completely dies out in the winter then comes … Continue reading

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What a little bird said.

The other day I went to the track to do some walking. I parked in the same spot that I always parked in but this day was different…… It was different because some birds had decided that it was their … Continue reading

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Slow Day Miles

I hit 20 miles this past week. Distance-wise I’m happy but pace-wise, not so much. My runs seem to be hovering between slow and slower. On one such day I took my camera along. After some circles around the track, … Continue reading

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My Weekend

I went to the Annual Yomitan Festival this weekend. I learned how sugar is taken from sugar cane. You boil it in big vats. You boil it until it gets hard and thick. Then you cool it on pans and … Continue reading

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The Land of Thank You

Well I did it. I took a quick two weeks out of Japan and flew to the great US of A. I went to a wedding. Ran in the Marine Corps Freedom 5K. I ranked 14th out of 54 in … Continue reading

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Zakimi-Jo

Zakimi-Jo The air, the trees, the sun….. sometimes I get this weird feeling I’m moving with something awesomely bigger than myself. Especially when I run through this place. Zakimi-Jo The trees are not unusually big but they are shady and … Continue reading

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