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Before I get started, I have to wish the happiest of anniversaries to my beloved room mates, Kelsey and Jim. They have been dating for 10 years as of TODAY! I won’t see them til next week, because they’re off celebrating in Vancouver, BC, but I hope they have a great time and miss them [...]

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With my visitors being from the ever beautiful and outdoor-friendly Pacific Northwest, they definitely wanted to do a hike while visiting Japan. It kept getting pushed to the bottom of our priorities, which is how we ended up making our climb their last full day in Tokyo. I chose Mt. Takao because it was only [...]

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Oh yes, the title says it all. Dan and I, along with 3 other friends, climbed to the summit of Mt. Fuji, Japan’s tallest mountain. Dan and I were invited to climb Mt. Fuji by our friends the Ammons. I met Christine during training for my current job and we’ve been good friends ever since. [...]

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Better late than never, right?! Enjoy some pictures from our getaway in Okinawa! Dan with one of many shisa statues we saw. We especially liked this one- the shisa dog had a bowl of ramen! Also note the weather- 95 degrees and raining! Out front of Shuri Castle Dan at Shikinaen Cute Hello Kitty statue! [...]

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As usual, Dan and I had a busy weekend! Friday night we met in the afternoon and went to Tokyo Disneyland. They celebrate Easter through June, and for April, May and June they have an Easter egg hunt for people to do throughout the parks. This one was hard! Our map of points in the [...]

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Dan and I had a busy weekend with our friends Mariko and Evan! I don’t work Fridays, but since Dan does, he and I met our friends Mariko and Evan at Tokyo Disney Sea at 6. We enjoyed a night of rides and shows. The spring evening weather was fabulous! Warm with clear skies, no [...]

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