Posts Tagged ‘Summer’

Wingaersheek

Wingaersheek

We’ve been having fantastic beach weather this summer on the North Shore, and it’s been the kind with piercing blue skies. My favorite time of day to hit the beach is late in the afternoon, when most people are starting to pack up and head home. The sun is more golden, the water is warmer, […]


The Living is Easy

The Living is Easy

Perhaps a bit too easy. ┬áThese are days that roll into one another and back out again, just like the tide. A weekend begins as a blank slate, with no fixed plans, yet by Sunday evening ends with pink noses, salty hair, sandy ankles, bellies full, beach time and picnic time, an endless parade of […]


Friday Night Delights

Friday Night Delights

For me, summer doesn’t begin until that first fried clam plate. And if I happen to be landlocked in a city


Summer Wind

Summer Wind

The summer wind, came blowin in, from across the sea — Sinatra A two and a half hour train ride from Tokyo to Shimoda. A fifteen minute bus ride from Shimoda to Shirahama Beach. A room at the Gardenvilla Shirahama pension (guesthouse). A view that blew my mind open. A typhoon season surf. A warm […]


Island

Island

This is how it works: sun, hot, beach, book, sandals, purple yam soft serve, sleeping cats, shrines, tiny shops, steep steps, shady path, stunning view, Fuji, incense, garden, hawks, observatory, music, magicians, yaki soba, cold beer, book, sun, hot, terrace, long shadows, flat rocks, big ocean, meandering path, cool breeze, sun sets, thai noodles, more […]


I have a question

I have a question

If, say, you were to stumble upon some fresh radishes at the market behind your apartment, and you happened to chop them up with japanese cucumbers and your favorite Korean green that you still don’t know the name of…if you squeezed a lemon over it and drizzled some good, chilled olive oil over it and […]