Monthly Archives: May 2016

Leather

So, it is Sunday and I look forward to a wonderful day of long cruising through the azure; like what I would have done yesterday had I not been working. But as fate would have it, the wind ratchets up … Continue reading

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Moromitsu

“Moromitsu is a fermented vinegar made from moromi, a by-product of Awamori, Okinawa’s traditional liquor. It’s like the mash left over after distillation. Moromitsu does not contain any alcohol Some of the benefits accorded to Moromitsu are reduced blood sugar level, … Continue reading

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Tree

My neighbor, as what invited me to the yagi party, comes over and lures me to the dead tree. He speaks no English. I speak no Japanese. We like each other. I quickly understand that he is asking me to … Continue reading

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Much Have I Travelled in the Realms of Gold

Much have I travell’d in the realms of gold, And many goodly states and kingdoms seen; Round many western islands have I been Which bards in fealty to Apollo hold. Oft of one wide expanse had I been told That … Continue reading

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After Work

I like the longer evening. Now in Okinawa, the sun goes down at about 7:15. This means I can leave work at a less than embarrassing time and still get in an evening sail. It is not the glorious long … Continue reading

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It’s a Yagi Party!

So I have given up on my  Brugmansia. The first year they were fantastic but they have been going downhill ever since. This year there were only 3 flowers and they are infested with mealy bugs. I rip them out … Continue reading

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No Sponge Cake for Me

As you know, I don’t like sponge cake. The delightful folks as what I work with, take this to heart and  present me with the best birthday cake. It is a beautifully cooked and decorated Spanish omelet, still hot as … Continue reading

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