It is 7:52 AM on Monday, Labor Day, of September 6th 2021. I’m writing from my favorite new perch, my standing desk on the second floor overlooking the street. The sun is almost to the point where I must roll my desk to the small wall space between two windows so it is not shining…… Continue reading Reflections on the Summer of 2021 – Ohio, Beach Boardwalk, Wineries and Yosemite
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
It is now 4:07 AM on January 14th, 2017. The holidays of Christmas and New Year are distant memories that seem to have happened long, long ago. The time off was not relaxing due to two little boys. Yes, we had fun and yes we made great memories but with two little ones there is…… Continue reading The Year 2016 in Review
These past two weekends have been busy. My friend from college Ryan – who I also studied with in France – came to visit. It just so happened that a French friend of his – Sylvain – would be in town at the same time and the first weekend we all went to Napa. I…… Continue reading Journal Entry – Ryan, Sylvain visit
It is 2:48 PM on Sunday afternoon in the middle of June. I’m sitting on my patio enjoying a very warm, fog free day. The animals seem to be enjoying it as well: there is a red-tailed hawk perched on a very high branch surveying the ocean while small birds chirp and flutter with a…… Continue reading Journal Entry – Sunday – Meditation
Kevin is a childhood friend who I’ve keep in touch with over the years and it had been over five years since I last saw him; that was in Las Vegas and pre-kids. It is well known that time speeds up the older we become and children add an extra accelerator. He was only here…… Continue reading Journal Entry – Kevin Here
It is 6:05 AM on Thursday morning. I woke up too late to make it to the gym but am satisfied as I’m feeling pretty sore from yesterday’s workout. I wanted to write about last weekend and the trip to Lake Tahoe. We left on Thursday and stopped halfway to meet up with our friends…… Continue reading Journal entry 3.10.2016
Despues de visitar la tumba de Junipero Serra y aprender sobre las tristezas causados por la Misión de San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo, es apropiado celebrar la vida con una botella de gran alegria. Salud!