Heart Mountain

After a late-summer visit to Yellowstone, we capped off our family trip in Cody Wyoming, for the express purpose of visiting Heart Mountain, where husband Irv -- and many of the Japanese-Americans living in Santa Clara County -- were held during WWII. The museum at Heart Mountain is fairly new, but rivals other Japanese-American museums, … Continue reading Heart Mountain


It's almost cherry blossom time in Japan.  Did you know that there is a website that tracks sakura blossoms, similar to those that track the fall colors in New England?  If you're planning a trip to Japan, you should check it out: Cherry blossom forecast. We were lucky to be there in the spring of 2016.   Sakura … Continue reading Sakura