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Hidemi Woods 

Singer, Songwriter and Author from Kyoto, Japan.

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Blog posts March 2015

Hidemi's Rambling No.539

I was walking beside the math teacher on whom I had had a crush, on the day of a school excursion when I was a sophomore at high school. He asked me which university I was applying to. When he heard my answer, he asked me again, “Do you think you can jump across this paddy field to the other side?” …

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Hidemi's Rambling No.538

In the time of my school days, women in Japan were mostly housewives. It was considered that women quit working when they get married. One of my mother’s old female classmates stayed single and had an administrative job at IBM in Tokyo, which was so rare at that time. To me, continuing to work after…

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Another treat I had for the #Bon time - #sushi from the grocery store, $7.  #Japan Another treat I had for the #Bon time - #sushi from the grocery store, $7. #Japan
The #fireworks of the #Bon festival in my town. The #fireworks of the #Bon festival in my town.
It's #Bon time in #Japan that we invite back our ancestors. The #party #platter was on the #deli shelf at the nearby grocery store. It's #Bon time in #Japan that we invite back our ancestors. The #party #platter was on the #deli shelf at the nearby grocery store.
Had a #pork ginger bowl at a #Japanese #restaurant. Had a #pork ginger bowl at a #Japanese #restaurant.
Sitting in the very front part of the local #train. #Japan Sitting in the very front part of the local #train. #Japan