Archive for someone’s 15 minutes

CARE official helps Tohoku after a career of hot spots | The Japan Times Online

CARE official helps Tohoku after a career of hot spots | The Japan Times Online.

 

My sincere pleasure to meet Fu san.  Please follow the link to learn more about her and her work with CARE International Japan.

No melancholy in Movement —

Fusing aikido and language studies a potent combination | The Japan Times Online.

It has always been true for me, too  — if dementors threaten, I walk, move, run, dance, stretch, jump, swim — and the melancholy fades.

Meet Akiko Tamura.

Americans food import firm has grown organically | The Japan Times Online

Americans food import firm has grown organically | The Japan Times Online.

Please read about Jack Bayles  — in his own words, he is much more philosophical and funny, but I was edited a lot in this one in trying to include some of the racier or more controversial.  (My theme for the week, I guess. )  Still, you can get the essence of Jack here.

Quest to gain, impart knowledge drives expat | The Japan Times Online

An interesting and talented lady — and I am so impressed how she sifts through information to impart rational, clear direction during this whole radiation panic among the foreign community in Japan.  Meet Aileen Kawagoe.

Quest to gain, impart knowledge drives expat | The Japan Times Online.

International school typifies Sendais community spirit | The Japan Times Online

International school typifies Sendais community spirit | The Japan Times Online.

 

I only spoke with Jim Steward by phone, but his optimism and educational philosophy really impressed me.  He’s struggling to make the best of an awful tragedy, and you can hear him smiling across the phone lines, despite his compassion for people in his area not so lucky.

I hope the school (and the whole devastated area) recovers.

 

Canadian writer draws on creators support for Tohoku | The Japan Times Online

Meet Annamarie Sasagawa, and consider pre-ordering an e-book, Write For Tohoku.  I contributed an essay, and many of my writer friends are also included.  Thank you.

Canadian writer draws on creators support for Tohoku | The Japan Times Online.

Poetess achieves duality of words, numbers | The Japan Times Online

Meet Jessica Goodfellow, a wonderful poet and interesting woman.

 

Poetess achieves duality of words, numbers | The Japan Times Online.

Harmonia Opera marks milestone | The Japan Times Online

A lifetime in another country, pursuing your artistic dream —

 

Harmonia Opera marks milestone | The Japan Times Online.

Touched by teen suicide | The Japan Times Online

I review the wondrous book of a local writer and friend–

 

Touched by teen suicide | The Japan Times Online.

Monk brings global view to Buddhism | The Japan Times Online

An absolute pleasure to interview Issho Fujita —

 

Monk brings global view to Buddhism | The Japan Times Online.

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