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After walking around a whole lot Wednesday (about 7 miles total), Thursday was not a “wake up at 5 AM” day. I barely woke up when the alarm went off at 7:30, after having fallen asleep Wednesday night about 9:30, so I decided to put the “Do not disturb” sign … Continue reading
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 area … 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