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They Also Serve Who Only Stand and Wait

La Truckette spends a lot of time standing and waiting. Of late, she has demonstrated her valor. As I negotiate the change of life, she plays a critical role. Today I have to pick up the fridge and washing machine … Continue reading

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Junket

Things start to get serious. I have to get rid of lots of junk that has been gathering around the house or  rotting on the deck. Okinawa is not kind to stuff. Everything rots and corrodes at very high speed. … Continue reading

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No Risk, No Fun

So I have doubtless done a very stupid thing but, as I have probably mentioned before, no risk, no fun.  The safe option, the trip carefully planned, the ferry booked in advance,  leads to each adventure being reduced to frantically … Continue reading

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Check Out My Crib

One disadvantage of retirement is that your employer no longer pays you. Strange but true. As I move towards that state I realize that I will have to downsize residentially. My wonderful, beautiful house that has delighted me for the … Continue reading

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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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