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I took Mother Nature to Japan

I grew up with Mother Nature. Well, maybe not THE Mother Nature, but it sure seemed like my mother was – and continues to be – some corporeal manifestation of Mother Nature. As a kid growing up in the countryside … Continue reading

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Slippers on – slippers off, Chanting for your breakfast..

When I was researching the Japan “research trip” I stumbled upon Mount Koya, or Koyasan, and came across the following entry in wikitravel : About half of the over 120 temples in town offer lodging for pilgrims, known as shukubo, in Japanese. … Continue reading

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