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How hot?

Hi blog. The weather continues to make the news here (often sports and weather are deemed more newsworthy than actual news…) as the hot weather continues. From the Asahi Shimbun: http://ajw.asahi.com/article/behind_news/social_affairs/AJ201508040052 Tokyo marks record 5th straight day of heat wave … Continue reading

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The Oxford English Dictionary has this definition of “season”: “a period of the year characterized by a particular climatic feature or marked by a particular activity, event, or festivity”   It’s easy to think of the number of seasons as … Continue reading

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Have You Ever Seen the Rain?

After more than a month it finally rained – then snowed, then rained again – yesterday. What may be surprising for people in other climes is how the weather functions in this part of the world.   Tokorozawa receives over … Continue reading

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