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Climbing Mount Fuji

My love affair with Mount Fuji began one crisp November morning in 1995 as I pedaled to work from my home in the Tokyo suburb of Fujiki-Kinome. When I reached the middle of a rickety old bridge I’d been crossing … Continue reading

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Riding the Floor

About a week after we moved to Japan, my daughter, Bonnie, and I experienced our first earthquake. As we sat on the floor, Japanese style, our legs tucked under the kotatsu for warmth, the apartment began to sway. “Look at … Continue reading

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