Category Archives: Julia

Take your place

Dear Readers, This time of year things are cooling off… so I’ve been working on my running. Attempting to regain some momentum that was lost during the past, hot, busy months. I think the track is the easiest place for … Continue reading

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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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