Monthly Archives: November 2017

Tokina AT-X300

I tell you , this is when Okinawa scores bonus points. It is the very end of November but I wake up to a glorious day. The first thing I do is to put on some coffee and then I … Continue reading

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Winter in Okinawa

So, we move rapidly towards December. I suppose you could say it is Winter. I have put on very thin woolies on the last two mornings only to have to strip them off by 10:00 because a storm drain of … Continue reading

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Rex Harrison

The floodgates of heaven broke open today for about an hour. I love heavy rain, it is fun. The result was dramatic. Then the rain stops and the sun comes out. Anyway, I then go to the dentist, which is … Continue reading

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Gratification

How does one reach gratification? There has to be an element of success and probably a reassurance of one’s innate abilities. I have been vexed by my inability to remove the wheel with the punctured tire from the Scaffie’s trailer. … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Frutti di Mare

Obviously one of the huge hooks of Okinawa is the wonderful variety of seafood, which is dirt cheap. Last night I cooked pasta with lots of sea stuff all over it. It was truly delicious.

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I Boiled My Jeans

I have spoken before of the temperature limited nature of Japanese washing machines. Essentially they only cold wash, which I am sure is a very good thing. That said, I worry about my jeans. I mean they soak up all … Continue reading

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Oops!

November is a lovely month in Okinawa. It is cool and yet there are very beautiful days. I set to, to give the Scaffie her yearly sprucing up.  Lots of sanding and laying on wood treater stuff. I wish I … Continue reading

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