Hanami

Beautiful Sakura

What do badminton, beer, and cherry trees have in common?  The answer is hana-mi.  Hana-mi is the distinctly Japanese act of going to the park to view the absolutely awe-inspiring blooming of sakura, or cherry blossoms.  Quick Japanese lesson:  “Hana” means flower and “mi” means to view. Cherry blossoms bloom for about three weeks in […]

Did you feel that?

When the earth shakes now I don’t really believe it. I’m imagining.