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Sowing Tares

I cannot adjust to the growing cycle in Okinawa. Now is harvest time for stuff like potatoes and cabbage, also for sugar cane. There seems to be two ways of harvesting sugar cane, the easy way and the hard way. … Continue reading

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The Usual Fortune of Complaint Is to Excite Contempt More than Pity.

I think pity is the emotion that the totally admirable Tsuha-san feels for me. She is older than me, which means she grew up in immediate post war Okinawa. It is difficult to imagine what her childhood was like. The … Continue reading

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