We are still learning the ropes of the self-publishing world. I just discovered that the price of the print version of my book includes a four-color cover. It means I can sell the book for $9.00 (no profit for me) with a full color cover! This might be basic to most Kindle authors but it was news to me. I originally designed a black and white cover page so the book wouldn’t be expensive.
We rented an apartment in Kujo, Osaka City. The view from the room is great. Next to the river, in fact. Well, not like the Smith River. This river is paved, well-lit, and flows with a current of cars, trucks, and bikes. But the view still makes us feel at home.
After our golden, Molly, died (at 16 years old!) in Berkeley, we weren’t sure what to do next. So we went into default mode and decided to go back to Japan for a while. The fall season in Japan is the best. The leaves of the Japanese maple turns a bright red, and the leaves of the Ginko tree turn to deep yellow. Late October and the end of the November are the most colorful times of the year. And here’s proof!
Hi there, past guests of the bnb!
Here’s an update from Hiouchi and bnb hiouchi we want to share.
We sold the property last September and have started in on some extended travel. We’re pretty amazed we did it, too!
Meg and I planted ourselves in Berkeley for two months after the sale and then relocated to Osaka, Japan where we’ve been living since late-November. We figure on a minimum of one more month in Osaka before making a next move, which could be more time in Japan, or maybe Nepal, or maybe Cambodia. I’ve been reading up on Baja California and now that’s on my list, too.