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Picture parade eighty-nine.

Some family memories.

I can’t believe that it is four weeks tomorrow since Alex, my son, left us to return to England.  I wanted to share some photographs with you. 109 more words



Bantayan, Cebu (2004)

Filipino folk Catholicism is a tactile faith.


Santa Veronica

Bantayan, Cebu (2004)

Legend has it that Saint Veronica, moved to pity at the sight of Christ bearing his cross to Golgotha, gave him her veil that he may wipe his brow. 67 more words


False rumor, prejudice, and blind spots 17: What does the satire aim at? 3

デマ・偏見・盲点 17: 風刺が目指したもの 3

< 1. Movie “Harakiri” , this is honorable punishment for samurai. >

< 1. 映画「切腹」、切腹は侍にとって名誉ある処罰 >

This time, I consider honor and think about how there should be satire. 512 more words

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Trying to hammer out the facts about nails in Vietnam

“Aren’t the Vietnamese supposed to be completely repulsed by feet?” I asked more myself than my friend Debbie as we wandered down what seemed to be an alley exclusively designated for foot and leg massage outlets in Saigon. 3,366 more words