Photo Fridays – outdoor railway museum in Canada

Train travel seems so dignified and classy. Agatha Christie was responsible for me wanting to ride the Orient Express. Imagine my disappointment when I found out it was no longer running! My first Canadian train ride that wasn’t at a museum was on Vancouver Island between Courtenay and Nanaimo. That route is no longer running…

1000 paper cranes picture

Reflections on visiting Hiroshima

August 6, 1945 –  an atomic bomb was dropped over Hiroshima City in Japan and exploded at 8:15am. August 9, 1945 – a second atomic bomb was dropped over Nagasaki City in Japan and exploded at 11:02am. ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ ◊ A few months after Hitoshi and I met, we watched a TV drama about Hiroshima. My tears quietly…