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Cherry Blossom Festival

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Tweet I went to the Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival in San Francisco’s Japantown neighborhood yesterday. It’s held every year on two weekends in April. Of course, it’s only been 5 weeks since the disaster in Japan. Maybe the organizers […] [...]

Where I’ve Lived

Tweet Today’s post is just a little bit about me. It’s not as interesting as baby squirrels, I think… View Where I’ve Lived in a larger map Both of my parents are from California, but I was born in a small town in Missouri. Missouri is a state near the middle of the US. It’s […] [...]

WonderCon

Tweet On Saturday, my husband, my friend, and I went to San Francisco. We went to a convention called WonderCon. This convention is for fans of comic books, animation, movies, TV shows, and so on. Last year, about 32,000 people went to the convention–women, men, kids, older people, etc. It’s not the biggest convention like […] [...]

A Poem That Reminds Me of San Francisco

Tweet I stayed at a hotel in San Francisco this weekend. From the hotel room on the fourteenth floor, I could see the fog come in. In the San Francisco Bay Area, fog comes in from the ocean in the evening. The fog usually stays until morning, and then it goes back to the ocean. […] [...]

Take a Peek at the San Francisco Bay Area…Present Tense

Tweet Do you remember the present tense? (she walks, I read, he tells me, they buy some coffee, etc.) It’s probably one of the first things you learned in English. One place where you will often find the simple present tense is in captions–the explanatory writing that goes with a photo in a newspaper, magazine, […] [...]