An Almost Perfect Day in Izu

The Izu peninsula is one of, if not, my favorite place in Japan. When I saw that ITT was offering a tour to hike along the coast and then visit a temple I’ve wanted to see,  I figured it would be the perfect way to celebrate the first day of fall.  I was excited to … Continue reading An Almost Perfect Day in Izu


Japanniversary #2

The day before our Japanniversary, Will woke up crying. His eyelids were glued together with green goop and dried crud was stuck to his cheeks. It was our first bout with pinkeye. I also woke up to the news that Trump had pulled the US out of the Paris Agreement--another day being embarrassed as an American … Continue reading Japanniversary #2

Butterflies, Rainbows, Stars and a Heart Shaped Cave

Izu Peninsula Big Sur, California is thus far my favorite place on earth. There were moments when driving down the East Coast of the Izu Peninsula that I was reminded of the Central California coast. It was an absolutely lovely day and the beautiful views were getting me more and more excited about our Labor … Continue reading Butterflies, Rainbows, Stars and a Heart Shaped Cave