Turning 85

This morning I was thinking about my mom and one of the many favors I’m likely to ask her. She’s smart and helpful. I’m lucky like that. Turns out that she was also thinking of me. She sent me a few pictures that made me smile. The first four might make their own blog post … More Turning 85

Love and Burgers

Every now and then I am surprised by what is and is not easy to find here in Tokyo. Before I go on, I guess I should define what I mean by “easy to find” especially when I am about to talk about foodstuffs. There are several small markets close to my apartment. They are … More Love and Burgers

Daycare Dilemma

(Let’s go ahead and get it out of the way. The main point of this post is that I basically need to gain an additional $37 dollars a month at my Patreon site to get both my current and future kid into daycare here in Shinjuku. I totally understand if this makes you want to … More Daycare Dilemma

My Mom is Awesome

Through the course of the day I needed to supply an Amazon link to my first novel, Deadly Troubadours. While I was there I noticed that there was a new review. Well, huzzah! Already I’m feeling happy because it is a four-star review and that does put a smile on my face. Reading the review … More My Mom is Awesome

Family Day

Yesterday was a family day. I took a break from thinking about summer camps (Job 1) and from thinking about orcs and vampires (Job 2) to focus on the more important things in life. Yeah, I’m getting all sentimental over the Mrs. and the boy. Summer is a busy time for all of us. Soon … More Family Day