Our Home Town: Machida

We sure love living in Machida City Tokyo.  Within 15 minutes of our house are 5 parks well-wooded and lots of nature.  You would not think we live in the world’s largest city.  There are nearly 500,000 people living along with us in Machida (mah-chee-dah)including the creator of Pokemon, Satoshi Tajiri.  For more info see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Machida,_Tokyo.

Great 7-Up Hunt is Over

As you may know John loves 7-Up but it is hard to find even in the world’s biggest city. John wrote about it last year. Recently 7-Up has been appearing nearly everywhere in Japan. We think it could be because of the previous blog. John was in Nagoya and found it in a machine on the train platform. In Machida alone we have found it at no less than four machines. Some of them sell …

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Great 7-Up hunt

Tokyo is a world-class city and you can find anything you want, if you are willing to pay for it.  Some things are readily available like Coke, Pringles, and Snickers.  I love 7-up but unlike other imported beverages it is hard to find.  Some restaurants carry it but they are few and far between (though one is in Machida!).

Lost in Tokyo

Thoughts Along the Way© Elaine Mehn But when he, the Spirit of truth, comes, he will guide you into all truth. He will not speak on his own; he will speak only what he hears, and he will tell you what is yet to come. He will bring glory to me by taking from what is mine and making it known to you. John 16:13-14 Map reading in Tokyo is so much different from map …

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