Boiled Egg Drawings – 1

This is just a short post about a silly little art project I worked on… My wife likes to draw faces on boiled eggs before putting them back in the fridge. This is so we know which are boiled and which are still raw. This time, I decided to draw on the eggs for her.Continue reading “Boiled Egg Drawings – 1”

Valentine’s Day 2020 (Treasure Box 9)

Valentine’s Day has an interesting origin. Wikipedia gives a very detailed description of its history – how it started out as a day to remember some martyrs with the name Valentine. It explains how a few hundred years ago, the day started to get associated with Love. Now, in the West, it is a dayContinue reading “Valentine’s Day 2020 (Treasure Box 9)”

Sapporo Flower & Café (Treasure Box – 6)

This week, my wife and I went out for lunch one day. With the business over Christmas and the new year, it’s been a while since we’ve gone out for lunch like this. My wife had her eyes on a new place called Sapporo Flower and Café. Apparently, it’s an old flower shop that hasContinue reading “Sapporo Flower & Café (Treasure Box – 6)”

Treasure Box – 2

Our Golden Week Every May, Japan has a number of national holidays clumped together, forming what is commonly known as Golden Week. Most years, these public holidays create a 5-day weekend and if you take just a day or two off work, it becomes a long week of holidays. This year, Japan’s new emperor ascendedContinue reading “Treasure Box – 2”