Month: January 2015


Thanksgiving in Kyoto with Toddlers

We took the Shinkansen to Kyoto over Thanksgiving weekend with my mom and stepfather (Jodi and Max). The fall colors were just about at their peak. The city was tremendously crowded, but it was so beautiful that it was worth fighting through the masses. Plus in Japan, even when there are huge crowds, everyone remains […]

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Cuban Coffee

When I returned from my most recent trip to the states, half of my suitcase was stuffed with coffee beans. Coffee culture here is very different than in Seattle – there are plenty of Starbucks but we haven’t found lots of local roasters. So when Stacy and I spotted the little shop near our house […]

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