My 87 year old father-in-law, Masamoto, has been living with us for a year now. He was a rice farmer and logger since his early twenties and has lived most of his life far away from any big city. He has not complained since we brought him to Tokyo but I know he has struggled…Read More >>
Over the 20+ years of living here in Japan I almost always get asked the same 5 questions whenever I meet someone for the first time. It might be a short conversation at the cash register or a longer version in the bath at a hot springs. I love hot springs so it didn’t take…Read More >>
I’ve been living in Japan for 20+ years and I still get asked the same questions over and over again. Can you guess what they are? 1. How tall are you? It’s easy to understand why people ask this question and if you have met me in person, you would understand, too. I’ve been taller…Read More >>
About the Author:
Hi! I'm Marci. When I'm not writing, building websites, or coaching clients, I love walking the streets of Japan and discovering spirit in all shapes and forms.
Here on the blog, you'll get a peek into what was like caring for my Japanese father-in-law who has Alzheimer’s. Or, learn more about my upcoming book, Finding Yoyu.