Monthly Archives: January 2012

着物 Kimono

Like many things in Japan, dressing in a kimono is a thoughtful, artistic process.  Composed of many layers of cloth, there are a multitude of options when it comes to tying the individual pieces.  The 帯 obi (sash-like piece around the … Continue reading

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Scarf knitting

I made this scarf for my fashionable friend Christina for Christmas. As you can see, it is a navy scarf.  This piece is 18 cm wide (~7 in.) and 162 cm long (~5’4″).  It was knit with US size 7 … Continue reading

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Birthday Extravaganza: Disney in Japan

I celebrated my 23rd birthday in Tokyo Disney. Funnily enough, Tokyo Disney is located on the outskirts of Tokyo and is actually a bit annoying to get to.  The Disney hotel was absurdly overpriced (even with the sweet advantage of … Continue reading

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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and Museum

This museum was the single most intense experience of my life.  The things I saw and read within will remain with me forever.  Simply reviewing and uploading the videos has made me shaky and upset.  I could barely bring myself … Continue reading

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