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Jenna McGrath
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What we've been eating Round 3
Confession.  It's two days before Halloween.  Ugh...this has sat in the hopper for too long!  I have a few more blog posts to wrap up Japan and then I really need to get some new stuff up here. Here's the third and final version of "What We've Been Eating" ...

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Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea
**Apologies up front, the formatting on this is all wonky. My iPad doesn't give me great options for working in Blogger....** This was the one thing that was at the top of my Bucket List for Japan.  A weekend at the Tokyo Disney parks…I had been enough ti...

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Verny Park
The roses in Verny Park are ridiculous.  Absolutely gorgeous.... Then at the start of May, the small grassy areas in the middle opened up with all the roses in bloom! Since the weather had been so amazing, logan and I took a few strolls after dinner through...

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Mikasa Park in Yokosuka
I've mentioned Mikasa Park in Yokosuka before...we found ourselves with a little bit of time so off the family went one afternoon to explore.  The weather was much nicer this time than the last time Logan and I were here, so we made the most of our warm spr...

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May the Fourth
I was so stoked when I saw that MWR on base was doing a "May the Fourth" Star Wars event...there was a padawan "training" area, light saber duels and photos.  We could have stuck around for the Empire Strikes Back, but it was a work night and we were able t...

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Tokyo and Wisteria...
The first bit of May is peak time for the wisteria in Japan. It's also Golden Week...essentially a series of holidays so significant that the majority of the nation is off work for a week...the last of the holidays is Children's Day (Komodo no-hi) on May 5t...

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Hanami Time and Kanazawa Park!
Finally, it's time for Hanami parties!  The Japanese tradition of finding some cherry blossoms, getting a picnic together and relaxing under the beautiful scenery.  There's usually food, drinking and socializing for an entire afternoon involved. I also lear...

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Hanami Time and Kanazawa Park!
Finally, it's time for Hanami parties!  The Japanese tradition of finding some cherry blossoms, getting a picnic together and relaxing under the beautiful scenery.  There's usually food, drinking and socializing for an entire afternoon involved. I also lear...

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Yokohama Baystars
A week ago, we went to Yokohama to catch a preseason game for the Baystars.  We had no idea what we were in for, but we headed up early with the Fosters and went with it... To set the stage, we knew that there were different sides for each team (Bay side fo...

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Ofuna Kannon
After our hike to Taura, we wanted to keep it even more low key on Sunday.  Logan was fighting off the crud, we had stuff going on in the evening. We decided that a quick trip to Ofuna probably fit the bill nicely.  If you take the JR train from Yokosuka an...
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