Category Archives: Okinawa

Nakijin cherry blossoms, Ufuya & pineapple park

While many of you in the US are frozen in, here in Okinawa, the weather is beautiful.  65 and sunny most days.  Jealous? The weekend we decided to get out and go look at the cherry blossoms.  Being so far … Continue reading

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out our bedroom window

I set my camera on a tripod and did a 30 second exposure out our bedroom window.  This is what came out.  I love that the Pachinko parlor is so bright. Yes, it’s overexposed, but I like it like that … Continue reading

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Okuma mini vacation

We’re under a week until Chris is supposed to leave now. Since Chris is taking this leave, we decided to take advantage of it and take a short vacation of sorts to a military “resort” here on the island.  We … Continue reading

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Churaumi Aquarium

We’re down to about 2 weeks until Chris is gone, and he’s using up a lot of leave to be able to spend some time together.  Yesterday we went to Churaumi Aquarium.  We’ve only been once, shortly after we arrived, … Continue reading

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Churaumi Aquarium

My birthday was on Monday, and Chris was off of work, so we decided to make a day of it and head to the Churaumi Aquarium.  We’d been hearing a lot of good things about it, so I was excited … Continue reading

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scenes from Okinawa

I wanted to share a couple more pictures of our new home. It really is so beautiful here. First, here’s the view from our bedroom window. You can see the East China Sea. It feels like we’re always going to … Continue reading

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I know we’re not in the US anymore

Is that a cooking pickle?

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