Molly's Journey to the West

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Hello friends, It has been awhile. As you can see in my title, a lot has happened since my hammock camping trip on the Superior Hiking Trail. I’d love to say that it was all good things, such as… Tabling at MSP Spring┬áComic Con with my talented brother… Taking photos of my friends paddle boarding at the Chain of Lakes for a RootsRated feature… And exploring Medicine Lake’s urban wilderness with my… Read More

Me in a vibrant kimono. If I remember correctly, this kimono signifies a young, single lady ready to be courted. Hello friends, I woke up early today to appreciate the warm spring morning. I made oatmeal, brewed some coffee, and sat on my front stoop, listening to the robin’s birdsong. I love spring for many reasons, these are just a few of them. I took full advantage of this week and went… Read More

Me with my little friend Joti-Chan and the wedding couple. : ) Hello friends, I’m just chilling in my room, taking a break from studying Japanese. I’ve been improving, but I’m still quite awful. Well, let’s see… I’ve been at Tokurin-Ji Temple for over a week now and I have really enjoyed being here. The week long Sakura festival was a lot of fun and very beautiful. I kept busy by helping… Read More

Tokolinji Temple, my new home. Hello friends, my Mom sent me a Happy Easter email. I almost forgot, so I just wanted to say Happy Be-lated Easter to my Christian friends! Also, Happy early Birthday to Buddha for my Buddhist friends. I’ll be spending April 8th at Uniyama, which has a BIG celebration for Buddha. They dress up the whole town, I think even the castle! I’ll be going with my new… Read More