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Travel’s Serendipitous Surprises

Often (sometimes multiple times a day) something unexpected and special takes me by surprise when traveling through Japan. Out of curiosity, I’d gone to Jizo Dori mainly to check out the “Harajuku for grandmothers” and “aka pantsu.” Both were much … Continue reading

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Who is watching you?

While fixated on my digital screen I’ve gamely created a character and ascribed a motive to a person who has no idea that he is being scrutinized or judged—primarily on his appearance. Continue reading

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Jizo Dori, Sugamo

Jizo Dori is well-known in Tokyo as the spot to purchase aka-pantsu, scarlet underpants to fire up the winter bones, increase heart health and blood circulation. Continue reading

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