At Starbucks, Naebo Aeon Shopping Mall, Sapporo


Music and chatter in the
background. On the “street”
in front, people pass by,

reminding me of a sidewalk
cafe years ago in Mexico
City’s Zona Rosa.

The main difference, aside
from language, is no
coffee with cinnamon here.




About gwpj

Originally from Seattle, I now live in Sapporo, Japan, where I write, explore this city, read widely, and ask questions about things that i see as important. I'm also an author, with three novels published ("The Old Man and The Monkey", "Grandfather and The Raven", and "Bear: a story about a boy and his unusual dog"). For more information about my writing, drop by my website, at
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