This is probably a bad idea. There are few rules to gaining and keeping an audience, but one of those is not to go on and on about personal problems. Of course, the other rule is to not go almost two years with no real content, and I’ve blown that one so let’s give honesty … More Telling My Truth
I’m not sure of the last time I posted here. Not just a link to a podcast or something like that. I mean a real thing I’ve written. It’s kind of fallen to the side. The last few months I’ve been dealing with making it through that thing we are all dealing with. So far, … More I’ve haven’t been writing.
Okay, so, we were at lunch. That’s me and Rika, my wife. We went to a curry place near us, one of those places that seems like every time you go I. There is a new crew working there so that each time the flavors are different. Today it was tasty, but what will it … More Opening Up
Here we are at the 31st of the month. With this post i finish of a clean sweep of daily posts for this month. Hopefully readers have enjoyed it as much as I have. There is something about sticking to a schedule that does give me some energy. It doesn’t work for everyone. For some … More January and Further
Each day goes by so fast. As cliche as it might be, so many days feel like one good yawn happens and an hour has gone by. We are hectic people living hectic lives and there is never enough time. But, we can do our best to make time to do something good for someone. … More A Challenge for the Day
If you are a regular reader of this blog, you might have seen that 2020 has not been off to the best of starts. Some of those issues have been resolved. Others are still out there baring their teeth, But, despite that I am constantly reminded that I am very fortunate. I write this after … More The Center Holds
I’m not sure if the following anecdote is an insight into life in Japan or not. It happened here in Japan, and it does feel like something that belongs here. But, then again, as it get older and deal with my kids I enter grounds that I have no point of reference for. Maybe the … More The Paper Chase
Time for complete honesty. Which probably isn’t the best idea, but here it goes. I’m writing all of this down, everything on this site, because I want you to read it. And I want you to like it. I want you to like it enough that you read tomorrow and the day after. I want … More Past Mistakes
It is fully 2020 and I want to start this year as I do almost every other, by seeing how long I can keep this space updated daily. Over the next week expect a review of last year, expectations for this year, and other general housekeeping chores. But for now, it is New Year’s. I’ve … More Start the year Writing
I’ve fallen off the radar for a while. Blame it all on the busy summer. And the growing bundle of love that is my daughter. And the other love that is my son. Oh, and work. And that other work. Basically, I have a lot of excuses. Some legit. Some less so. But I want … More Enough Silence!