Samhain – New Year

October 31st is the New Year for the pagan calendar.  In the month or so prior I have done some reflecting on my self and my last year, as well as my life.  There's always room for improvement or maybe at least moving forward from a place that feels stagnant or destructive. I have always had a … Continue reading Samhain – New Year

Autumn Has Arrived

It's official, I'm chilly this morning. 🙂  Nice timing with the Autumn Equinox (Mabon) this week.  Naples, Italy does have all four seasons as I understand it.  Summer was hot and some humid days but much milder than Japan.  I've heard Winter here is wet and chilly but not cold enough for snow unless you … Continue reading Autumn Has Arrived

Turn Of The Year Mayhem

After returning from Hong Kong we immediately started preparing for my step-daughter to visit and join us in bringing in 2016. We headed to Tokyo on New Year's Eve day, as is our tradition while in Japan, and had a reservation at our favorite little boutique hotel (Sakura Fleur Aoyama)in Shibuya.  The decor is cute, … Continue reading Turn Of The Year Mayhem

Another Bullet Point List

I have posts I want to put up about things like the holiday a few days ago and such but man there is so much going on right now I can't seem to sit down to sort it out. Happening: Our orders are not solid yet so we are not sure where we are headed … Continue reading Another Bullet Point List

Not A Parent Approved Post – New Tattoo

Since 2012, the months prior to the move to Japan in early 2013, I have been plotting and planning to have a tattoo done while in Japan.  I wasn't sure what it would be or where on my body let alone who I would go to for the work. This was more than a little … Continue reading Not A Parent Approved Post – New Tattoo