Introducing “Just by Grace”

Hi all! I’ve taken a bit of a hiatus from my blog the last few weeks. But for a good cause! I have been helping my wife create and launch her first blog. And at last, the bilingual site is finally ready to be launched! So without further adieu, I proudly present to you…. JustContinue reading “Introducing “Just by Grace””

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)”

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”