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Haiku Poem – テキサスの雪

cold rosy cheeks childish wonder wintery playground 頬染めて弾ける笑顔雪遊び ほお そめて はじける えがお ゆきあそび This is a snow story that happened in February 2011. I received three picture messages from family back in San Antonio. Something happened there that had not happen since … Continue reading

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Where is spring hiding?

The Cherry Blossom Festival here in Washington D.C. has begun. The date for them to be in full bloom is on Saturday. I really enjoy viewing the cherry blossoms because not only are they pretty, but I know spring is … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem

January winter snow cold quiet sounds all around life sleeps for now January is a cold month. The snow that falls shows the sign of winter. When the snow falls everything seems quiet. It’s as if the snow muffles all … Continue reading

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DisneyWorld

We took a family vacation to DisneyWorld recently. The solgan for DisneyWorld is that it’s the happiest place on Earth. I can see why. All the workers who greet you there are so cheerful. And there is so much to … Continue reading

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Haiku Poem

cold dark nights consumed by warmth blooming flowers ゆるゆると春の息吹や花の歌 ゆるゆると はるのいぶきや はなのうた This has been a long winter season. Normally we would get warm weather beginning in March, but this year the weather didn’t start warming up until early April. Slowly but … Continue reading

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Spring Snow

So it’s March and winter doesn’t seem to want to leave. This past Monday people were expecting to celebrate St. Patricks Day watching parades on the warm sunny streets of Maryland but were instead suprise to be stuck indoors watching … Continue reading

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Fort McHenry

Fort McHenry is now a museum, but it holds a unique spot in American history because it’s the place where the flag flew that inspired Francis Scott Key to write the national anthem. During 1812 several issues including trade disagreements … Continue reading

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