Browsing All posts tagged under »Japan«

Tipping Points

March 6, 2013

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I live in one of those places where tourism is a significant part of the economy. At this very moment, people all over the world are booking flights and reserving hotel rooms so they can devote a fraction of their summer to experiencing life in this exotic location. Not that this location is all that […]

What Is It Good For?

June 30, 2010

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I have never been to war. I don’t know how to write about it, other than to say I hope my son never goes. My thoughts and feelings are simplistic in most areas, and especially so when it comes to this topic. I can’t get much past the level of a young child who asks […]

Can We Afford to Travel?

May 20, 2010

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Amiable Amiable’s post about having the financial resources to someday take that trip has inspired still another thought in my brain. (I believe this is my third thought this year, and it’s still only May!) My wife and I don’t really have the money to travel. If one of those financial advisers from television ever […]