Sunday, January 18, 2009

Forgive Me

Despite rumors of my death by Fugu, I promise that I am still alive and kicking. I just haven't been blogging. I am dreadfully sorry that I haven't posted in more weeks than I care to count. By the time my deathly case of writer's block finally abated, my parent's arrived for a visit and took up what little time I had to myself.

Please forgive me for not posting and check back in about a week for stories from Japan, the poltergeist in my apartment, and the Nile cruise on which I am about to embark. Not only will I post my own stories next week, but I am also finally going to tackle catching up on all of yours!

In the mean time, here are just a couple of photos to whet your palette.

I snapped this photo of a geisha in the Gion district of Kyoto. Hubby was trying to point out a beautiful temple directly behind me but I was too entranced with this Japanese girl to notice.

Japan is the land of the vending machine. Our hands down favourite was this beer vending machine. Need a large can of Sapporo to get you through the day but don't have the time to find a bar? Not a problem: just put a few Yen in this machine and a chilled beer is yours for the taking.