Archive for October, 2009

My Religion

October 19, 2009
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My Religion

That which is impenetrable to us really exists. Behind the secrets of nature remains something subtle, intangible, and inexplicable. Veneration for this force beyond anything we can comprehend is my religion. – Albert Einstein After going head-to-head with a commenter of Can Christianity Be Rescued From Fundamentalist Christians? and tweeting a lot on my...
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Swallowing Naki

October 6, 2009
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Swallowing Naki

I’ll say it again: Japanese culture is stalking me. Not only was I able to find a cherry blossom festival in the heart of New Zealand, but my next destination was, unknown to me, the site of most of the filming of The Last Samurai. I know what you’re thinking… Japanese stars, based in...
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Sandwiches and Sakura in Palmy

October 1, 2009
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Sandwiches and Sakura in Palmy

It’s no secret I make it a goal to compare Subway sandwiches across the globe. Before my time in Japan, I was eating at least six subs/week for lunch… maybe dinner too. In the states, you can get spicy mustard, spinach leaves, and several kinds of cheese (not to mention the meatball subs). The...
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