Picking apples are season now!

1+ Apple farms in the suburb of Los Angeles Well, my husband always suddenly decides to go somewhere.   The other day, he said, “Let’s go picking apples!”      Apples? I guessed that he wants to go to Julian which … Continued

Santa Ynez Valley Winery Tour ~Part Two~

2+  “Los Olivos” is a small town where people gather to sample wines and do shopping.    Well, I would like to introduce a small town called “Los Olivos” which is close to Santa Barbara.     This town is … Continued

Santa Ynez Valley Winery Tour ~Part one~

2+ Santa Ynez Valley is a popular wine-producing area not far from Los Angeles   Napa Wineries and Sonoma wineries come to our mind when we think of California wines.   However, there are many wineries throughout the state of … Continued

Baseball game at Dodger Stadium!

1+ A baseball game at Dodger Stadium!  Well, Dodgers are doing a good job this season.    Actually, now the results are 90 wins 50 losses!    The best won-lost percentage in the major league so far, this season.   … Continued

The biggest Jewish ceremony at home is the “Passover” Seder.

1+ The biggest Jewish ceremony at home is the Passover Seder  As I wrote before, my husband is Jewish.   However, in his family, only his niece is orthodox.  She keeps a Kosher home for her family.   Others in … Continued

Small cute town called “Julian”

2+ A cute and small town called “Julian”  Well, this time, I would like to introduce a charming town in California called “Julian”      By the way, where is Julian?  About 50 miles northeast of San Diego.      The … Continued

Happy New Year 2019 !!!

3+ We joined the countdown party on New Year’s Eve   Happy New Year!   How was your New Year’s Eve and what did you do?   I have been spending the New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day in the US … Continued

About one of Jewish holidays “Hanukkah”

2+ We do not celebrate Christmas Christmas is coming   There is Christmas decoration everywhere.     As I wrote before, my husband is Jewish.   Christmas is the ceremony to celebrate Jesus was born.   Jewish people do not celebrate … Continued

Thanksgiving is a holiday that families spent together

3+ Thanksgiving is like a Japanese New Year “Oshogatsu”  Well, the Thanksgiving day was on Thursday, November 21st this year of 2018.   This “Thanksgiving” is just like a Japanese New Year called “Oshogatsu”   Everyone is talking about “Where are … Continued