I’m walking down a hill looking at what I have 1.5 million LED lightbulbs all arranged and undulating to create dragons and incredible forms on the sides of a ski slope. It’s called Myoko Happiness Illumination, and in an ‘only in Japan’ kind of way, it was a thrill! This is about the most Japanese […]
I arrived in Japan on Thursday, and here are some of my observations so far after touring around Tokyo, and a town in the suburbs called Kanto. First, Japan is crowded, it becomes the most clear when I stood at an intersection in the Ginza district and the sea of humanity crossed four sidewalks in […]
I took a recent trip aboard one of today’s most modern planes, Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner 9, which is in service daily between Boston and Tokyo. It’s a 13-hour flight, so comfort is paramount, and this plane made the journey much easier. In addition, JAL’s flight attendants were there at every beck and call, totally helpful […]
After 16 years of regular travel, I am happy to still be completely excited about wherever I end up. I anticipate trips as my regular tonic, having a trip coming up is what keeps me happy and on course. Today I am writing this at breakfast at the Hotel Keihan Asakusa in Tokyo, and I […]
Greenspace CoWork Community Symposium: an afternoon of refreshments, discourse, inquires & brainstorming. Co-Work (ko’wor’k) n. Membership-based workspaces; Diverse groups of local & national professionals, freelancers, independent entrepeneurs, and students working together in a shared, communal setting The Greenspace Team invites you to join us October, 8th at 4pm @ The Arts Block (289 Main St.) […]
I remember this scene well, it was early morning, and I took a stroll down a back street in Shiraz, Iran in 2008. Men were lining up to get breakfast from a giant metal bowl, it was called ful, a mix of chickpeas and vegetables, served using this lavash bread as forks and spoons.