Monthly Archives: March 2016

Mon Amour

I go to Hiroshima University for a couple of days. The campus is actually a long way from downtown Hiroshima, which is a drag as I feel I should see the Peace Museum thing on one of my trips. Anyway … Continue reading

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The Flowers that Bloom in the Spring, Tra La

Around this time of year in Okinawa amazing things happen to dead trees. One moment they are a bunch of dry sticks with a few dead leaves. The next they spout amazing yellow flowers of a totally tropical genre. Take … Continue reading

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Thwarted

So, here I am back in Japan. Air travel is truly amazing. I worry about what will replace the jet engine – solar? nuclear? Hmmmmm.  Maybe we are living in a short-lived golden period of air travel. Like, I mean, gasoline … Continue reading

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Kill Snakes

Today is St Patrick’s Day. He killed an entire country’s snake population. They take him very seriously in the U.S. I go down Palo Alto to see Melinda. Her baby is due today so I go to the Florist on … Continue reading

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We Bought a Truck with a Bench Seat so We Could Put the Dog in the Middle.

James and I rent a truck for a day from Getaround www.getaround.com You just go to the app and search for cool  truck and it shows you where the nearest one is. It kept coming up with 1701 Fell. We took … Continue reading

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Scottish Delight

Jet lag has its advantages. On Saturday I am wide awake at 4:00 am thus in plenty of time to get to the famous Kezar Sports Bar in time for the kick off at 7:00am. Scotland play France. I like … Continue reading

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Variety is the Spice of Life

As I get off the plane at Kansai, there is a charming Japanese lady waiting for me. She guides me through the airport, facilitates the border control procedures, leads into a special security control corridor and thence to the super-duper … Continue reading

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