my starting point

Speaking of 'go back to the origin', when I went back to my parents' house I took a picture of my 'origin'.

When I was a child, there were many books in my house. My uncle who was a carpenter made a special big bookshelf for us. I used to like reading a book titled 'Madame Curie' very much, so I read it about five times. And another book I used to like was World Geography. There was a series of encyclopedias, and I used to like looking one page of World Geography.
There were some portrait photos of race on that page. It was the starting point which I was interested in the world.

Several years later, when I was a junior high school student, my friend started corresponding with a foreigner. Soon I also started it, too. In those days I had about five penpals. I had been into it and also baking cakes. My dream which I wanted to see my penpals finally came true when I was in my twenties. I went to Austria and Czech to see them. I had wonderful experiences there.


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I do understand your feelings. I went back to Japan because of some people I was very fond of were there ( I had met them years prior...and we had corresponded). I think it is something everyone should do at least once in their lifetime.

When people communicate by letters or text long before they meet for any real length of time...they get to know their hearts and minds on a deeper level ahead of time. This keeps the later meeting of the persons from being they sometimes become.

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Hi, shiroi tora.

Thank you for your comment.
I like snail mails better than emails. Because I like to see the stamps and sometimes I can get a small gift in a envelope such as a leaf as well as the smell. Isn't it nice? I really enjoyed it when I was young.
Yes, they do get to know their hearts and minds on a deeper level ahead of time.
I agree with you.



Welcome to my blog.
I'm married and we have a son. I live in Hokkaido, Japan.
I like handmade things and Ikebana(arranging flowers).
I hope that you enjoy my articles and photos.

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