So, today opened bright and early for me (well, early anyway) as I woke up at about 5 AM again, so after fitfully trying to get back to sleep I gave up and got up. I hadn’t planned anything specific, but as I was checking web cams around the … Continue reading
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Okay, this is going to be a short one, although today was eventful and productive, I’m about out of energy for the day, and the bed in my new hotel room in Tsukiji is inviting. I checked out of the hotel in Narita early this morning, and after a very … Continue reading
Well I’m here, after a long flight with very little sleep, it’s currently 10:45 PM on Monday night, 9:45 AM Monday morning to you all in Eastern Daylight Time, and I’m in Narita, Japan. Specifically, I’m in a hotel room just down the road (and a short train ride) from … Continue reading
Getting close now, and I’m trying to get everything set up before I leave. Laundry, packing, re-packing due to forgetting something, re-re-packing due to everything I want to take not fitting, etc. At least I finished my taxes, and managed to get some pictures of this year’s cherry blossoms downtown. … Continue reading
So, once again I prepare to depart for the Land of the Rising Sun, where the cherry blossoms (sakura) are in bloom! This will be a relatively short trip, only two weeks, but the goal is to take as many pictures of cherry trees in bloom in as many iconic … Continue reading
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I managed to attend Anime USA for the first time in over 4 years, since they moved away from the Crystal City Hyatt to the Wardman Park Marriott in DC. I didn’t get to see everything, but I did manage to get some photos, so enjoy!
Almost exactly 2 years ago today, October 23 2012, I was on the first full day of my third trip to Japan, a month-long excursion I called “Nerdtour 2012” (I blogged it on this site). One of the best places I went was this little slice of old Tokyo park design, called … Continue reading
Most people have heard of Charles Lindbergh and his historic non-stop flight across the Atlantic Ocean in his “Spirit of St. Louis” airplane, but how many have heard of Clyde Pangorn and Hugh Herndon, much less their airplane, the “Miss Veedol?” In 1927 Charles Lindbergh set out from New Jersey, … Continue reading