Category Archives: Okinawa

A Fish Story

It’s 5am. In the darkness of the remote dock the lapping of the ocean seems to whisper to me. Something about adventure, excitement….but I was honestly too tired to listen closely. My feet, full of the chronic cement that seems … Continue reading

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Sitting in the Sidelines

I love a good sports bar. I spent several years of my life spending two football (soccer) matches a week at the late Nevada’s Smith’s, aptly subtitled “Where football is Religion!” I went on a bit about this in my … Continue reading

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Jiji

I was wondering when it was gonna happen. The day I finally got called out by my local cafe about my culinary meanderings here on “Forage.” It wasn’t four months ago that my husband just “happened to mention,” during a … Continue reading

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Hearth: A Cafe for the Cool Cats

Okinawa winters are generally rainy and grey, almost resembling the “soft days” of English autumns. You know, the sort of day that makes you want to curl up like a cat in a warm duvet and watch Hitchcock films and … Continue reading

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We PAID for that Laxm-ative!?

The Hindu Goddess Lakshmi (aka Laxmi) has long since been one of my favorite deities. The embodiment of beauty and prosperity, she is said to bring good luck and protect her devotees from misery and sorrow. You can imagine my … Continue reading

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Ocean’s Pizza

Now I know that I owe you all a big, juicy article about my adventures with Iron Chef Morimoto, and really guys, I DID write it, but due to the sometimes abhorrent cruelty of technology, after I worked for 8 … Continue reading

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Jakuburi Needs Yakitori

Today I learned a word in Okinawan that pretty much sums me up: Jakuburi. It roughly translates to “too much going on in your mind makes you crazy.” Jakuburi. I looked it up in Urban Dictionary but they have no … Continue reading

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