April 4 and 5, travled to Yamanashi-Prefecture with four friends. The trip had two themes, wine tasting and cherry blossom viewing. Kyle mixing powdered green tea. Blew $400 in two days. Not typical of Kyle.Attended the Japanese Association of Rural Planning’s annual conference on the 11th, then traveled to Chiba-Prefecture to collect data from Fu-Ryu, a straw bale café/gallery.