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Winter Camp

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Jan 272018
 

We went to winter camp to make a winter ornament and rice cake.KIMG1619

We need three pieces of lucky bamboos.
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We went to a mountain to collect pine cones and other natural materials as symbols from the winter season.

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Next day, we steamed rice.KIMG1641

While we are waiting for rice, we enjoyed bobsleigh on a fall leaf slide.KIMG1644 KIMG1646

We pounded steamed rice.KIMG1655 KIMG1659

We had rice cake in soup, desert rice cakes with sweet soybean power and sweet red bean paste. KIMG1660 KIMG1662

We pounded rice very well. It is very soft.

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2017 Sports

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Nov 282017
 

Kenaz is in a primary soccer team.171006kobe

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Akiva is in a middle school sports team. He plays 4 different sports, baseball, basketball, soccer and volleyball through the year.cms_file_71882375_med

He is number 21, the tallest in his team.

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Akiva plays a first base.

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Bouldering became an official sports in Tokyo Olympic 2020. We have an indoor gym in our city.
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Fall Extended Weekend

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Nov 282017
 

We combined shopping at outlet mall with hiking on rocky mountain in Gifu.KIMG1552

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River in Gifu

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Nov 082017
 

These are pics from a trip to a local river. We went there in September, about a month ago. Later today will post the full Fall update.

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Akiva 12 years old

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Feb 112017
 

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Akiva became 12 years old.

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We cerebrated his birthday eating our family party food, sushi hand roll.

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Akiva had a birthday party at trampoline place.

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Akiva now in middle school has been very active.

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He is a member of school soccer team.

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He is a defender, plays center-back.

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He is a member of basketball too.

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Although he often complains how less time he gets to play ipad, he is healthy and strong and doing well in the second year of living Japan.

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The various happenings of Fall

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Dec 052016
 

We have not updated the record of late. Apologies to all.

Here is the news for the Covners in Japan, in Fall of 2016.

First of all, two happy birthdays!

 

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And… a celebration of magical spirit gourds. !

 

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We are thankful for being healthy.  Living in a good place.  The love of our family.  The beautiful Earth God has provided for us.

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Kenaz had an art exhibit at his after-school community art club.

 

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Craving Hamburger

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Oct 172016
 

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We went to watch an opening game of Nagoya dolphin diamonds basketball team.

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We wanted to eat hamburgers for dinner. We went to handsomburger which has a good reputation in Fushimi. However, they closed at 3:00 on Saturday.

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The owner recommended to other burger place a beer pub BRICK LANE in walking distance. We liked their burger (and beer).
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We started to look for burger restaurants close our home.
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Brother 69 is a long bicycle distance from our house. Maybe not burger, hopefully Jesse can find some food to write a review….

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