Trip to Ohio

My family returned to Japan this summer to visit Baba. It was long overdue since we couldn’t go last year due to COVID, and me, being the only one who doesn’t hold a passport am not allowed in this year either. That means I’m a free man all summer. It suddenly dawned on me a…… Continue reading Trip to Ohio

2020 in Review

This is a year that has changed everything. COVID-19 has kept everyone mostly in the house since April and we’ve had an unhinged President who garnered a cult following of about half of Americans. History books will be able to tell us the magnitude of the changes but for now we rely on news articles…… Continue reading 2020 in Review

COVID, Fires, Smoke, Heatwaves and Power Outages

2020 has been a terrible year. I wrote a few posts in the beginning of the year wondering if “anything else could go wrong,” and I really shouldn’t have said that. Things can always get worse and they certainly have, so much so, I’m afraid to say that phrase anymore. Yesterday was a first in…… Continue reading COVID, Fires, Smoke, Heatwaves and Power Outages