Expecting

Today is February 5th. In roughly one month my life will undergo a giant, exciting upheaval. The expected date for the birth of our second child is March 5th. We are incredibly excited. I feel like I am alternating between a weird sense of numbness, in that I cannot imagine the changes a second child … More Expecting

Bloody Tokyo, Ch. 17

Season 2 continues with chapter 17 of “Bloody Tokyo” by indie author Brent Thomas. A modern horror story containing vampires, werewolves, magic, oni, ninjas, samurai, yakuza, and more all set against the backdrop of modern Tokyo. This week’s Patreon shout out goes to Amir! Thank you so much for supporting me Amir, and we need … More Bloody Tokyo, Ch. 17

The Smell of Tokyo

The first city I can remember living in is Monticello, Florida. It is a tiny little north Florida town with a population under 3,000. Even if you include the surrounding county in your count, you’ll come up with less than 15,000. Like I said, it a small town. Since then I’ve moved through other cities … More The Smell of Tokyo

Grumpy Bird Reviews: Home Sweet Tokyo, s02e02 True Love Choco

Given that my other reviews of the previous episodes, I was wondering if  I should return to reviewing it. The only really enjoyment this show provides is the negative energy it brings. But, a few people reached out and wanted me to keep going. So here I am. Enjoy. Home Sweet Tokyo, Season 2 Episode … More Grumpy Bird Reviews: Home Sweet Tokyo, s02e02 True Love Choco

Bloody Tokyo, Ch. 16

Season 2 begins with chapter 16 of “Bloody Tokyo” by indie author Brent Thomas. A modern horror story containing vampires, werewolves, magic, oni, ninjas, samurai, yakuza, and more all set against the backdrop of modern Tokyo. This week’s Patreon shout out doesn’t exist. Instead, I thank everyone for their patience in waiting for season 2. … More Bloody Tokyo, Ch. 16

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

Fatherhood (1)

I am exhausted. This week began with my camp work ending and my school work beginning. In addition, I needed to step up my share of picking up the our three year old from daycare. Generally speaking, my wife and I try and balance that out, but seeing as how she had to cover for … More Fatherhood (1)