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A big, big thank you!

There are many people whom we want to thank for making the Japan project possible and for helping out in different sorts of ways. In no order of relevance: 931 more words


Shinjuku by Night

Neon lights, businessmen cackling, Japanese girls in bright outfits: welcome to Shibuya, Japan on a Saturday night.

Hachiko is a dog statue. The owner died and the dog patiently waited at the same spot for him, for months. 270 more words


Japan's lost decade

Peter St.Ongs (of Mises.org) points out in an interesting piece that when measured by GDP per capita Japan actually hasn’t done any worse than the US. 85 more words

US Economy

The Japan trip in photos – part 2

The rest of the photos from Japan. Going from the first day of the festival until the return to Sweden. 978 more words


Electrified in Tokyo, Memories of Majestic Mount Fuji, & Humbled In Hakone

by Marissa Penn

After studying Japanese history, culture, religion, and art, I embarked on my incredible journey to Japan in October of 2008.  I felt the little hairs on my arms standing up as I boarded the jumbo jet at New York’s JFK, waves of excitement running up and down my spine, knowing I would end up on the other side of the world, in Tokyo. 490 more words



I need more reference on how to paint Sakura branch with watercolor. Until I can master the skill, please squint your eyes *winks* 9 more words