Not Milk

... so today, in my class of 2 year-olds, Masa was captivated by my purple nail polish, 1 and a half year-old Minna led me by the hand to the classroom, and Mia kicked off everyone's new favorite game: "Stand Behind Liv."  Somehow, though, the January 23, 2009 moment I will remember most vividly is

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Goodnight, O honorable Sir Moon

Still in the afterglow of President Obama's Inauguration, I spent the afternoon window shopping in Osaka yesterday. Walking through Kinokuniya - one of Japan's largest bookstore chains - I paused by the DVD section to enjoy the clips of Obama's Inauguration Day speech that was playing on loop. Beautiful, baby; beautiful. Did I feel the

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