Okuma: Scenery

God was having a good day when He created Okinawa. Okinawa is stunning. The colors of the water are vibrant and nearly everything about this island feels peaceful and calm. There’s a reason so many people on this island live to be 100+ and I don’t think it’s the heavy rice and seafood diets. I … More Okuma: Scenery

35 & 5

Today is a big day for my daughter and me. Today is our birthdays! Five years ago I was anxiously awaiting the birth of our daughter. I was at the hospital for my weekly appointment and while there she decided it was time. Forty-five minutes of the worst pain I’ve ever experience in my life … More 35 & 5

Shuri Castle, Okinawa

Shuri Castle is a really nice and interesting day-trip for anyone staying on Okinawa. It was once the palace of the Ryukyu Kingdom and was nearly destroyed in 1945 during the Battle of Okinawa. I really loved the architecture, particularly the dragons. I also like it in black and white.