Monthly Archives: February 2012


Monday, February 27th A stop by my favorite hidden Japanese flower shop to pick up flowers for Meg’s friend who is under the weather.

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Sunday, February 26th My favorite shoes.  I don’t know whether to be ashamed or proud that my grandmother also wears Minnetonka moccasins.  Perhaps proof that I’m an 80-year-old trapped in a 29-year-old body?

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February 26th Yup, she takes after her dad.

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February 24th Cate’s class had a career day at school.  They got to dress up as what they wanted to be when they grow up.  At first Cate said “married” which is strange enough in itself because she usually says … Continue reading

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February 23rd We grabbed soba for supper with friends for supper.  The menus just kill me!  It’s not the misspellings so much (though sometimes it can be really funny, as when Chris saw “fresh juice” advertised as “flesh juice.”  Completely … Continue reading

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February 22nd The day’s picture brought to you courtesy of Blythe, who figured out how to take pictures on my phone while at Meg’s ballet class.  I’ve got about a hundred pictures just like this.

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February 21st Mardi Gras day. We celebrated here with jambalaya pasta and homemade cream cheese-filled king cake for supper.

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shark fin cupcakes

You can’t find the things you want here in Okinawa, so you have to make them.  I have embraced royal icing, and did a project with it to make shark fin cupcake toppers.  They aren’t 100% how I wanted them, … Continue reading

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February 20th One of these things is not like the others. One of these things just doesn’t belong.  Can you tell which thing is not like the others by the time I finish my song?

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February 19th The Okinawa marathon was yesterday, and a portion of it runs through base.  It was cold, but the girls and I watched a few minutes of the runners passing through and cheered them on.  They were particularly excited … Continue reading

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