Some slight site mods…

You may or may not have noticed, but I’ve been adding banner pictures from my Nerdtour 2012 in Japan, just for variety. Each time you load the page, there’s a different picture (usually!) and more will be coming. Just a little something to break the monotony! I’ll likely be adding … Continue reading

“The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom”

I had heard about this documentary, “The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom”, filmed about 1 month after the Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami of March 2011. I finally got a chance to see it, and it’s both heartbreaking and hopeful, beautifully filmed scenes of people coping with the chaos, … Continue reading

Nerdtour 2012: It’s just a matter of perspective…

Once again, I’m going to try to limit my photos per post so that I might make more posts (and stave off scrolling boredom). It’s not gone well so far, I keep finding more pictures that I want to post all at once!

Nerdtour 2012: Asakusa matsuri, pt. 1

5 story pagoda brightly lit at dusk

Okay, so, I’ve been home now for two weeks, but I’ve still got a lot of stories to tell and pictures to show from the trip, so I’m going to still call them “Nerdtour 2012”. Just so you don’t get confused and think I’m still over there (even though I … Continue reading