Archive for the 'Saroma' Category
View from the shore of the Saroma Tsuruga Resort. Some rain clouds were passing to the south of the lake, but the sunset was spared.
A quick post. Have a look at the change in the weather over the last week in Saroma. After several weeks of steadily strengthening spring, the temperature dropped for a few days and it snowed about 6 inches. Here are two photos I took, one on Monday, and the other today, Sunday.
This is a lesson I designed and did several years ago and have done a few times since. I introduce Calvin and Hobbes, explain who the main characters are, and then give the students a handout with a few comics on the front. We read the comics together and I try to make sure they [...]
Snowshoeing along Tsurunuma Slough at the eastern end of Lake Saroma near Baro. Mt Horoiwa in the distance.
This summer, one of our visiting CMS exchange students, Kevin, stayed with the Takase family in Tochigi. He was taken by the beautiful rolling farm fields contrasted with the sudden mountains and visible expanse toward Lake Saroma to the northeast. Today I ran into Mrs. Takase at Wakasa Elementary. She had a card from Kevin [...]
It was an exciting weekend. The Saroma Pumpkin Festival took place, as it does every year on the first weekend of September. Every night throughout the week I stopped by the snow removal center to help with the town hall’s float. This year’s theme was One Piece, one of the most popular manga and anime [...]