too tired and busy to write much these days. having a good time but not a lot of down time that I have left to sit at my computer. (prefer to wander around and get lost, anyway).
but here is the address that you can send packages to, if you are so inclined:
[now out of date--please email if you want to know]
I hope to find time to write more about it but until then, picture a Halloween party. 25 japanese youngsters, under 8. face painting, bingo, bobbing for apples. and.... by some miracle no one died.... a pinata shaped like a jack-o-lantern.