“I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: ‘We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.’ … I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.”
You’ve made it through your grandpa’s jokes during the Christmas meal and handed out all of your gifts. The holiday season has officially wrapped up, but the bills from your holiday shopping certainly haven’t.
Every winter, light displays, or “illuminations,” go up in many public parks and shopping centers around Japan. Thousands make the annual visit to many of these locations for nice holiday photos and a taste of the season.
U.S. Marine Cpl. Hanson Fupul, a maintenance management specialist with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), and a native of Guam, reads a holiday note during a cookout at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan, Dec. 22, 2020.
Unlike in South Korea or Bhutan, winter in Okinawa doesn’t take a lot of spicy hot-pot-type dishes to get through. That may be one reason why the subtropical island didn’t offer many spicy foods in the past.