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Aug 24, 2011 - Family Reunion

I was really anxious about my visit to Tokoname. Through Facebook I had tracked down one of my host "mothers" from the homestay I did in the early nineties. I had no idea how Sumiko's English would be or whether she'd be glad to see me after all these years. Her smile instantly put me at ease. She had also come with her husband who's English is excellent. Lisa & I piled in their car and went to a cafe for Macha and sweets. Mr. Achiwa couldn't stay long but Sumiko drove us over to Tokoname's Pottery Path. It's an area full of kilns and...

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