Under the Fire Star | Nancy Ghandi writes a beautiful, captivating blog from Chennai, India | The arts, daily life, poignantly told, the direct impact of harsh economic times on real people | You'll never see this on FOX News, so check it out here |
Laughing Knees | "...so named from the condition that mountain walkers get when descending for a long time. With fatigue the knees begin quivering with each step. In Japan walkers proclaim, "Hiza ga waratteru!" ( My knees are laughing! )." Another beautiful, and thoughtful website, this one from Japan and compiled by Miguel Arboleda. A writer and illustrator living in Tokyo "...German/ Filipino/ African-American (my father is Filipino-American, my mother, German) who grew up in Germany, America, and Japan."
In These Times hosts Kurt Vonnegut who speaks to a grim vision of the future
Blue Jewel / Pure Land Mountain | Another USA Expat in Japan, Robert Brady [no known relation] providing lots of updates on the Wilson/Plume affair; you know, that time when someone in the White House blabbed who a CIA operative was to get back at her husband, who was publically critical of the shenanigans being conducted by Dubya, Big Dick, Rummy and those other war criminals currently occupying the People's Mansion |