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The Tokyo-Warwick Connection

Staying in touch with the hometown is always a good thing when living on the other side of the world. My hometown* newspaper, the Warwick Valley Dispatch recently asked me to write a short article about Autumn and the Autumn festivals here in Japan. You can find out more about Warwick and the Dispatch at www.warwickinfo.net. (Tokyo) In a city as massive as Tokyo, a person wouldn't expect to notice the change in the season all that much. When I taught English in the Imabari countryside the signs of Autumn's coming were hard to miss; the foliage slowly slid into warm reds and golds and the farmers busied themselves with the harvest. Even without these obvious hints, I woke a few days ago and knew without a doubt that it was Autumn.

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