Lest We Forget – Pearl Harbor

The following is a fictional piece inspired by real events. On December 7, 1941, the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service attacked the US naval base in Pearl Harbor. This led the US to official enter World War 2. And this day greatly impacted my culture as I know it, both the Japanese part of me …

An Heirloom – Ancestry, Culture, History

“Leaving the world without keeping an heirloom is a degradation of the divine purpose.” – Michael Bassey Johnson When you think of an heirloom, you most likely think of jewelry or furniture or maybe even old letters or a diary. I guess there are several heirlooms in my family, but the jewelry and furniture could …