Archive for July, 2010

Third Culture Kids as Magicians

Posted: 31st July 2010 by admin in Uncategorized

Taken from The Magician The word “magic” usually conjures (no pun intended) a lot of different reactions. Whether it is the fantasy world of Harry Potter, the parlor tricks of illusionists, or the books and practices in the New Age section of bookstores which are littered with tarot cards and other forms of divination, […]

Obon Matsuri for Nikkei

Posted: 28th July 2010 by admin in Uncategorized

Taken from Living without a routine and going beyond my existing network is a daily practice in opening my eyes to this wonderful world we live in. I lived in California for five years and this is the first time I ever attended any Obon Matsuri (festival), a very popular and lively event in […]

Third Culture GOONIES

Posted: 21st July 2010 by admin in Uncategorized

June 7th, 2010 marked the 25th anniversary of the classic adventure film of the 1980s, The Goonies. For those of you who have not seen this wonderful film, shame on you. For those of us who remember fondly, it was one of those films that had everything in it that compelled us to rent the […]

Here I am

Posted: 2nd July 2010 by admin in Uncategorized

Been so many places in my life and time .. That line always rang true, even though it was a hit song when I was young. I’m turning 50 this year and haven’t been this depressed this I turned 20. They’re two of I guess three (if we’re lucky) major age milestones we get. At […]

The Russian Spy Kids are YOUR kids…

Posted: 1st July 2010 by admin in Uncategorized

So, the whole world is abuzz about the Russian spies and their kids, and their 2.5 dogs and station wagons, along with blandly decorated houses in the suburbs. I predict several things: 1. All these individuals will be tried and convicted. They will also serve out their full sentences. 2. Their children will disappear. In […]