Category Archives: USA

Almost tour time – そろそろイギリスツアー

TOUR NEWS It is mid-February, which means I am just about to leave for England with the Rikkyo University chapel choir.  Long time readers will know that we do these tours every two to three years.  It has been three … Continue reading

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Back on the road – 出発アゲイン

Farewell USA, hello Japan! I arrived Thursday evening, after the usual ten-hour hell of economy class airline seating. O Delta Airlines, how we love to hate you! Mini misery aside, it was great to be home, if only for a … Continue reading

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One must admit…

With my return to Japan less than a week away, I have been indulging in more than a bit of fun, it must be admitted. Even semi-serious musicians enjoy a visit with family, a dash of tourism, and the occasional … Continue reading

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A tale of two cathedrals

The View has gotten lazy with updates, it seems. Regular travel, visiting family and friends, etc., have gotten in the way of blogging. But today I will try to catch up, skimming over most of the details and sticking with … Continue reading

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A tale of two cities, continued

Today we have homework for the reader. Prepare pen and paper. Write a 300 word essay describing your favorite city or town. What did you write? What did you point out for the unfortunate person that doesn't know your city? … Continue reading

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