Native Apples: Newsletter 1

The first newsletter for Native Apples, a growing and culturally diverse freelance community.

Links, Reposted, Writing

Investing in Women

Today is a rather important day for me. It's my 3rd full day of a vacation in Japan. Time just seems to fly by when you're having fun. Here in this country so unlike my own, you begin to see the differences in genders. Japan is not terrible when it comes to equality for women.… Continue reading Investing in Women

Links, Reposted, Reviews, Travel, 日本

5 awesome ramen joints in Tokyo | Yettio

via 5 awesome ramen joints in Tokyo | Yettio By yours truly.  This article was originally published on The only encounter with ramen most of us will have is the instant cup kind invented by Momofuku Ando in the 1950s. Unless you’re in Japan. Here you’ll realize that ramen is a heavenly concoction. Though… Continue reading 5 awesome ramen joints in Tokyo | Yettio

Links, Reviews

The TunnelBear: Digging Holes in the Internet

  The TunnelBear VPN: Pawsitively Powerful I could bear-ly contain my excitement when finding a VPN that actually operated exactly the way I wanted.  Tunnelbear is adorable and powerful.  A true grizzly of the VPN world. What’s a VPN?   VPN stands for Virtual Private Network.  You want one of these for a multitude of… Continue reading The TunnelBear: Digging Holes in the Internet

Links, Reposted, Travel, Writing, 日本

Sushi eating etiquette 101 | Yettio

via Sushi eating etiquette 101 | Yettio and written by yours truly! There is something exhilarating about pushing back a sushi shop’s entry curtain or sliding door and getting welcomed with a boisterous, “Irrashaimase!” Experiencing proper Japanese food in Japan has got to be high up on most people’s travel list. Who can resist freshly sliced… Continue reading Sushi eating etiquette 101 | Yettio

Dance, Links, Reposted, Reviews, Thoughts

Recommended Books for Dancers

The Chosen Books This list is not in any particular order. I've read each text on the list and love them greatly. If I could number them all with 1 I would, because each work is uniquely useful to dancers in some aspect. As for non-dancers, the creative insights within these listed works will no doubt prove… Continue reading Recommended Books for Dancers

Frugal Files, Guides, Links

Lettuce Regrow! A How-To

Sounds like a magic spell when you utter it fast, doesn't it? Lettuce Regrow! - Originally appeared on my Hubpages. Did you know you can regrow your lettuce and cabbage from the scraps with minimal effort? Chances are you probably thinking whether or not it is worth it. Who doesn't want to get more out of their… Continue reading Lettuce Regrow! A How-To