Welcome to the Bird Sanctuary in the I-Chenchon area which offers habitat for both sea and forest birds. ‘I-Chenchon’ in the native tongue means ‘the bird nest’. The bird sanctuary was established in the early 1980s through local law for the preservation of bird habitat. In the year 2011, the bird sanctuary became a part…

Ducky And Darla

This is Ducky on 8-23-2012 (approx.5 mo. old). He’s a wanna be and probably will be, ‘alpha male’ of the garden. At times, we’ll put him alone in a chicken tractor just so the other animals and I can relax.

Merry Christmas 2012

‘May Peace be your gift at Christmas and your Blessing all year through. Happy Holidays Everyone!’

BBQ Bento

One of my favorite take-out restaurants on the island and one of my fave bentos to go. BBQ bento from Tokyo En! Sesame salad dressing is absolutely delish.

Caramelized Fried Apples

An awesome side dish! 4 apples 2 tablespoons butter or margarine 4 tablespoons brown sugar Peel, core, and cut apples. Soak them for 5 minutes in cold lemon water to prevent browning then drain and pat dry with paper towel. Heat butter until bubbly then fry apples until they begin to brown. Add brown sugar…

Raw Apple Snack

A tasty, tangy, crunchy, any time snack! 1 red apple, sliced thin 1 local orange (Green Orange Kahet) 2 local lemons (Lemon Kannu’on) Used my handy little ‘Pampered Chef juicer’ to juice orange and lemons, then poured juice over apple slices, and chilled in refrigerator for 30 minutes. Yummy! Recipe adapted from: letstalkfitness.com