Leaving On A (Private) Jet Plane

A group of us were heading out on a trip, destination unknown but somehow known at the same time. My friend Kelly announced her friend was offering up his private jet and pilot for us!  How very cool, I've never flown a private jet before! Odd, there were other people on the plane, one guy … Continue reading Leaving On A (Private) Jet Plane

Sisterhood of the World Blogger Award Thingy

I was nominated by skinjolee for the below "award": I don't normally do these but in an effort to support her and her new blog where she is documenting the progress of treating her hormonal acne, I'll be happy to answer her questions below. Questions She is asking: 1. What are your top 3 makeup … Continue reading Sisterhood of the World Blogger Award Thingy

Food, Fun and Exercise

Food, Fun and Exercise - but not necessarily in that order.  haha! As someone who loves to explore, the last few weeks have been rather close to home other than jumping up to Tokyo to say farewell to a friend who is getting married and since the party moved to the States.  It was a … Continue reading Food, Fun and Exercise

Diana’s Fit Club Diary.. Entry 5

Just a quick note on accomplishments this week so far... I said no to birthday cake at work and stuck to my no even after each person tried to convince me a small bite would be ok....AND it was an ice cream cake so extra hard to say no but I did it!  (baskin robbins … Continue reading Diana’s Fit Club Diary.. Entry 5

Sakura Season 2015

Time again for the Cherry Blossom season.  The flowers only last a week or two so getting out to enjoy them has to be timed right.  It is the Japanese custom to picnic under the trees, they call this Hanami. A few people have spoken highly of a Temple not far from Yokosuka which has … Continue reading Sakura Season 2015

Friendship Map

I have always had an itch for adventure, specifically moving to new places.  Learning a new town, reinventing myself a little each time.  It makes self awareness and becoming the person I want to be easier because every time I move I can make a change.  Humans tend to settle in when they settle down … Continue reading Friendship Map

Eww Raw Fish!

When friends and family heard we were going to live in Japan for 3 years I had a mixture of reactions.  Most were super excited and some said they would make the trip to come visit.  Then there were a few who cringed and said "Eww Raw Fish!  I would starve to death in Japan!" … Continue reading Eww Raw Fish!

Opera and Steel

What started out as a concert and overnight stay at the hotel in Tokyo became so much more.  The husband originally was going to go up with me on Monday afternoon, see the concert, spend the night then head home Tuesday but his work interrupted that plan and we adjust accordingly.  He could no longer … Continue reading Opera and Steel

November-December 2014 Adventures Part One

Well hello, what have I been up to lately?.... After such amazing trips in October we were super excited to jump into November knowing we were heading to Kyoto, Japan for 3 days and just after returning home we jumped on a bus to the airport for a 12 hour flight to the U.S. to … Continue reading November-December 2014 Adventures Part One