Monthly Archives: February 2018

Reflections on Japan, one week into reentry back at the ranch…

  The Japan experience with 43 of our 8th Grade students is still marinating, and likely will for some time to come. My own reflections on the trip, on the visible growth and maturation of many of our students, on … Continue reading

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February 20 Kiyomizu: Temple Visit and Lunch and Shopping, Oh My!

Well the weather gods saw fit to make our final day in Japan as glorious as all the others! We had a great final day!

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Treats from Australia!

Leo’s dad swung by Kyoto from Australia and left us some ANZAC cookies!

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February 20 Ryoanji Temple

Beautiful crisp morning and we pretty much had this Zen Garden to ourselves.

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February 20: Last day blues…

We are on our last tour day in Kyoto! Loading luggage and waiting…

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Japan 2018: February 19 A Day in Hiroshima

We got good history and heard many sobering tales of tragedy and survival. We left paper cranes at the Children’s Peace Memorial, many from Ms. Chiba’s school. Then we had some traditional Hiroshima cuisine! Dinner was at Kyoto Ninja! Tomorrow … Continue reading

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Paper Cranes

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