Sunday, January 31, 2010

Week 5

There are nama (draft beer) days and then there are tanrei (equivalent to malt liqueur) days.

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Week 4

You can learn all that there is to know about [Japan’s] ways in a month, and yet after a hundred years [it] can still surprise you at a pinch. -J.R.R. Tolkien ....loosely

Sunday, January 17, 2010

Week 3

Oddly, the second week back at work after the winter vacation seemed more challenging than the first.

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Week 2

My time back in the States now seems like a sweet dream, a sweet beef-flavored dream.

Sunday, January 3, 2010

Week 1

Flying the last leg home from Tokyo to Osaka, a moon-lit Mt. Fuji appeared out my window as if to say, "Welcome home."