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the lasts…

the lasts…

Cindy and I went out to Boulder for a fun last trip before I leave. And of course, being that we both love 魚 or fish we were very intrigued by the sushi happy hour. We also had fun wandering pearl street finding Cured, an awesome cheese/meat/wine shop where we both sampled their wonderful Dunbarton Blue Cheddar. From there we shambled through european markets, consignment shops, and even a homemade natural cosmetic shop where we found some deliciously smelling marmalade…

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Japan’s tsunami area

Japan’s tsunami area

“Because of proximity to the nuclear reactor power plant site, please take caution and don’t go beyond this point”–this is the sign outside of the small ghost town of Odaka, Minami-soma. One year and 4 months after the tragic earthquake and tsunami, this town’s residents are only allowed to return to their homes during the day for short periods of time. Most of them have moved away to safer areas. But for some whose family has been here for generations,…

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just a quick…

just a quick…

…update since I haven’t blogged. A whirlwind of craziness is here between: traveling to Fukushima, the tsunami area, learning a new origami craft, helping at a hospital, meeting many of the elderly in temporary housing, going to Karuizawa, seeing the Kaufman family, having some new church experiences, and getting ready to leave TOMORROW. So no worries, there will be more than many pictures and crazy stories to be posted shortly. Until then, here’s a sneak peak at the origami project…

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