Timeless Raindrops on the Rocks from the Basement of Time

“…wild cherry blossoms Glowing in the morning sun.” Motoori Norinaga was a Japanese physician born in 1730. Norinaga composed thousands of poems, many of which were dedicated to wild cherry blossoms. This scholar, in love with the ethereal ‘colour and perfume’ of the delicate flowers that blossom so briefly, gave words to the emotion of… Read More Timeless Raindrops on the Rocks from the Basement of Time

Notes to myself: My struggles to become a tour guide

Last month, I organized an epic trip for my family (the husband – SG, my mom, my cousin sister- Stu and her dad/my uncle – who I call chacha) through South West USA. I was responsible for planning and organizing, making reservations, time-keeping, and making sure that all us vegetarian people ate their vegetables. The… Read More Notes to myself: My struggles to become a tour guide