What makes a happy life? If I were to make a wish for a happy life, I would wish for ... Peace, Love, Good luck, Money Health, Friends Written on a piece of orange-reddish wood, is a prayer that someone wrote on this little torii at Fushimi Inari Shrine in Kyoto, Japan. Fushimi Inari Shrine... Continue Reading →
"Dou Dou ...♪♬♩the dream loves her." This is part of lyrics of a song name "Dou Dou" made by my friends and I who met in Kyoto, Japan. Rikiya, the composer of the song once told me that, life is like the melody of "Dou Dou" (mi-so-re-do so-la-so-do with some vibrato). It has ups and... Continue Reading →
I had a dinner with my friend from El Salvador today at Kurasushi, a revolving sushi bar restaurant in Japan. She said that Japan taught her so many lessons. Here are three things that we both learn from living in Japan. How to be humble She said that Japan teaches her to be humble. When... Continue Reading →
Now it's about time that spring flowers are blooming in Japan. Some snapshots of flowers along the way walking to work. Happy the beginning of Spring!
When I was in grade 7th, my family and I came to travel in Japan. I really enjoyed the trip and really like Japan. I still remember praying at Asakusa temple at end of the trip that one day if i can come to Japan to study, I will come back to Asakusa and pray.... Continue Reading →
A naked tree without any leaves reminds me that life has both good times and bad times. Even in a cold winter, it has to let go of leaves to sustain its body to survive another season. Just like this quote by Elbert Hubbard that goes "Do not take life too seriously. You will never... Continue Reading →
Now in Japan, plum blossom is blooming. This signals the end of winter as we are moving towards spring. Green birds (Uguisu, 鶯) started to appear again after a long cold winter. Another season has come! ตอนนี้ที่ญี่ปุ่น ดอกบ๊วย (Ume หรือ Plum blossom) เริ่มบานแล้ว เป็นสัญลักษณ์ของการเปลี่ยนผ่านจากฤดูหนาว เข้าสู่ฤดูใบไม้ผลิ จะเริ่มเห็นนกกระจิบ ตัวสีเขียวๆ (Uguisu, 鶯) บินมาเกาะตามกิ่งต้นพลัม https://www.facebook.com/SaritaSanpo/videos/378274405952524/
Enjoyment happens when you wake up in the morning and see flowers that weren't yet bloomed yesterday, now blooming. In ancient Japan, each year is divided into 72 micro-seasons. Within the four seasons of Winter-Spring-Summer-Fall, there are mini changes that occur in every 5 to 6 days, and they create 72 micro-seasons within a year.... Continue Reading →