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Thursday, November 09, 2017      6 comments

After the Imperial Palace we returned to Tokyo Station and took the JR train to Hamamatsucho Station, which is located in the south of Tokyo, to visit the Tokyo Tower. We found in our way to the tower, the World Trade Center, a very tall bu... Read more
Tuesday, November 07, 2017      9 comments

Once we visited the museum and watched the video about the shogun and samurais that controlled this town, we were ready for the very modern and fast Shinkansen train. This time instead of getting off at Omiya we thought it would be nice to check... Read more
Saturday, October 21, 2017      6 comments

After arriving to the Shiroish station and with google translator at hand we requested a change in our reservation from 5 to 3 pm to return to Tokyo. The lady in the ticket office understood us and did the change. So we had 30 min free to walk a... Read more
MIYAGI ZAO Fox Village
Saturday, October 21, 2017      7 comments

October 2, we got up early, prepared a quick breakfast and walked to the Ikebukuro Station(10minutes) to take the train to Omiya(town 30 min north from Ikebukuro in the limit of Tokyo Metropolitan Area), where we had to catch the JR Tohoku Shink... Read more
CAT CAFE, Shinjuku Station
Saturday, October 21, 2017      4 comments

Japanese are animal lovers, in Tokyo there are different cafes where people can pet an animal, while having a cup of coffee or tea. There are cat cafes, owls cafes, birds(parrots,canaries,lovebir
ds) cafes, bunnies cafes, dog cafes, goat caf... Read more
Tokyo first day (part 3)
Thursday, October 19, 2017      9 comments

At Shibuya Station we took the Yamanote train to Shinjuku Station and strolled around, making our way to the Calico Cat Cafe! We didn't take pictures as we were in kitty heaven, AND we wanted to give them their privacy. But we took photos of s... Read more
TOKYO first day (part 2)
Thursday, October 19, 2017      4 comments

After leaving the Park and the Meiji Temple, we looked for the famous T Street, which is located near the the Harajuku Station: ... Read more
My trip to Japan, what an experience
Thursday, October 19, 2017      9 comments

For long time, my family wanted to visit Japan, fortunately my husband was invited to give a talk in Yokohama for a conference in nuclear medicine last Oct 6. So we organize a visit from September 29 to October 8. My daughter and I researched pl... Read more
Things change in a blink of an eye....
Friday, January 09, 2015      6 comments

Christmas was a happy event. My husband,daughter, our dog Louie and I have a quite, happy time, eating what we like,watching films and enjoying each other company, despite the rain and cloudy weather that we got this Christmas. Unfortunatel... Read more
Christmas Day 2014
Thursday, December 25, 2014      6 comments

It is amazing how the time flies, here we are at another Christmas. Fortunately my family is ok,my health is ok and I'm not too far from my ideal weight. Good balance we can say. Time to think in new goals, set good and sound intentions, vi... Read more
Another year has is coming to an end!
Tuesday, December 31, 2013      10 comments

2013 is almost at the end. Like every year one learns, one grows up through the daily experiences. For me Meditation has been a very nice discovery. It has helped me to focus and has improved too my Yoga practice. I'm grateful! ... Read more
Wednesday, December 12, 2012      7 comments

Today is 12-12-12 and that would be the last date with the same number in month,day and year like it was on 01-01-01, 02-02-02, 03-03-03, 04-04-04, 05-05-05, 06-06-06,07-07-07, 08-08-08, 09-09-09, 10-10-10 and the 11-11-11. Do they have a... Read more
Almost a year later ...where I am in my Yoga practice...
Friday, November 23, 2012      8 comments

As suggested by CHRISTINA TOBIAS, I'm writing this post as a second part to my winter solstice 2011 blog. Winter is coming and I don't think I'll be doing again the 108 Sun Salutations, it was a great experience, but my Yoga practice has ev... Read more
The Winter Solstice and the 108 Sun Salutations: my journey
Wednesday, December 21, 2011      2 comments

Today, Dec 21, I did for the first time,the 108 Sun Salutations to welcome the Winter Solstice. It sounds easy, 108 Sun Salutations, no problem,piece of cake. Little did I know that that was not entirely the case. I started my hundre... Read more
60,000 points
Monday, April 19, 2010      4 comments

On April 6,2006 I joined Sparkpeople, and got my first points reading some of the fantastic articles it has. I was desperate to find motivation and knowledge to be able to loose weight and lower my blood sugar, I was just diagnosed with diabete... Read more

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