Monthly Archives: December 2013

Motorcycle Madness

I am in San Francisco. Son James has a motorcycle. He lets me drive it. I ride around San Francisco on a motorcycle. I am 61 years old but nobody knows because I am wearing a full face helmet. I … Continue reading

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Yes. This is Xmas

I set off for California where I am to spend the festive season. Xmas day in Okinawa is grey,┬árainy and cold, well, er,you know 19 degrees. I am leaving my car at the airport, so that a┬ástudent whose girlfriend is … Continue reading

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Throwing Up

It is Winter in Okinawa. Then, too, they say, thro’ all the burthen’d Air, Long Groans are heard, shrill Sounds, and distant Sighs, That, murmur’d by the Demon of the Night, Warn the devoted Wretch of Woe, and Death! Wild … Continue reading

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Alabama, Arkansas, I Sure Miss My Ma and Pa

Today was a very painful day. The morning was spent at the dentist having root canal treatment. This entails Mori sensei sticking red-hot wire into the nerves of your teeth, or something like that. He says, ” Hai!! much pain! … Continue reading

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Voyeurism

I like to watch. I pick up garbage from the beaches and watch shells. I wander in the undergrowth by the house looking for things to watch. I then go to watch the stinking pond. There are two super rare … Continue reading

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Low Self Esteem

I have been very sick of late with continuous cold and fatigue. The weather has echoed my health. Then comes the traditional yuletide abscess under tooth. Mori sensei, my best friend, utters the seasonal cries of “Pain?!” and “So desu … Continue reading

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Gimme Eat

So we have a party to mark the on-moving of Yukiko, Anna and Mary, all of whom are delightful. I think I was most marked by the incredible amount of meat that was scarfed. Like in Japan you do not, … Continue reading

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