Tag Archives: Nihon

Semi-Final

Impending doom Semi was tired from the long day.  Preparations for winter were complete and the time to rest had come.  Her prime of life had passed so she decided to relax in the sun, knowing full well she had … Continue reading

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Heat and professional models

So here I am.  A strange one in a strange land.  I finally stand out in a crowd.  It’s taken some getting used to.  Mostly it comes down to mass.  I was at a Tai Chi session and saw myself … Continue reading

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Epic Adventures in Plumbing

“The washing machine is expelling water.” “Well that’s not good.” “No.  No it isn’t.” “Can you fix it?” “I will try.” Secret Wishes or Adventures in Plumbing If you’ve ever worked with plumbing, you know the unlimited joy it brings.  … Continue reading

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Memories of a forgotten past Drown us in pathetic sorrow Trying to remember the soul that once was Trying to remember the souls surrounding Pain of deceit Forgetfulness Are you gone? Are you lost? Have you moved on? Information connects … Continue reading

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Success and Failure

Rain finally gave way to the humid goodness of sunshine.  It was the day when the correct bicycle air pump was purchased. (Quite the relief.)  I had been sent on a mission to acquire mustard from Sunny.  We discovered that … Continue reading

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Shovel or get out of the way? You decide.

I come from a place that exists near the first knuckle of the left thumb (or right, depending on how you look at it).  ‘Da U.P., eh!  At least that’s what is said.  Those that know have experienced a winter … Continue reading

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Bicycles and Wet Feet

It rained.  And rained.  And rained.  Whether the sky let fall it’s unadulterated bounty of incarcerated liquid or if it only let it fall with the most extreme torpid flutter.  It still rained.  Trapped inside a 15 X 36 foot … Continue reading

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What do I know? Nothing.

A large group went out on a Friday night after a long week of trials and unnecessary frustration and did all the things expected on a gorgeous mid-September evening.  Guy was there.  I had never met Guy before.  But wait… … Continue reading

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Dance Battle

The day was rainy.  No.  Let me take that back.  The week was rainy.  Rain poured down and shoes and pants and arms were wet.  You had to make sure your electronics were suitably protected from the elements.  Umbrellas only … Continue reading

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Engaging Language

“Sumimasen, kore wa kome pan desu ka?” “すみません、これはこめパンですか?“ “Excuse me, is this rice bread?” My first sentence constructed in Japanese.  It wasn’t a prefab sentence.  I figured out how to say this sentence so I could ask about rice bread, … Continue reading

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