Quick Bites of Japan!

Quick Bites of Japan Japan offers a lot to see and even more to eat. Here is a quick guide of things to try in Japan: In Hiroshima, try the Hiroshima style okonomiyaki. Close by at Miyajima Island, definitely try the seasonal Momeji manju. You can’t go wrong with food in Osaka. At the very…

Tokyo, Japan – Part 2

Going through Tokyo Part 2 Here is the second part of my list of my favorite activities in Tokyo: Watching Cherry Blossoms Japan is famous for its Cherry Blossoms. If you are lucky to be in Tokyo during the blossoms, make sure you take in as much of it as possible. Check out the blossoms…

Tokyo, Japan – Part 1

Going through Tokyo Part 1 Tokyo is a well-documented city in terms of tourist options. You can open up any travel guide and pick out anything from that book and you are guaranteed to enjoy it. So, I will suggest some of my favorite activities: Spending the New Years New Year is the biggest holiday…

Oklahoma…Love It or Hate It (in the same week!)

Well spring time in Oklahoma can be a roller coaster ride with the weather.  Yesterday was beautiful!  We had a light wind and low 70 degree temperatures with plenty of sunshine.  Today should be more of the same with low to mid 70 degree weather and sunshine most of the day.  Tonight it is all…

Social Media – Join the Conversation!

Imagine yourself walking into a massive dinner party with more people than you have ever seen, some you know and some you don’t, all enjoying themselves, talking, telling stories and sharing information.  Amazingly you can hear what everyone is saying at the same time.  You hear some people talking about their hobbies, some talk about…

Anniversary of a Loss

Yesterday was the one year anniversary of a great loss in my life and also a great loss to Chandler, Oklahoma.  I grew up in Chandler and have fond memories.  One of the greatest influences on my life outside of my family was my baseball coach, Mark Howard.  He passed away from complications associated with…