Monthly Archives: July 2012

ホノルルのアポロン

I brought my bass guitar over today to play with Michiko and show her some of the stuff I’ve been working on. Michiko got out her sheet music so we could play something together. So, instead of playing bass like … Continue reading

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妥協ということ

Recently in a conversation with Shuuzo we discovered one of the many differences between our respective languages that often makes translation difficult. I was describing some research I had done on being a foreign service officer, and was trying to … Continue reading

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Haiku はいく 俳句

減感作療法五年経ちにけり げんかんさ りょうほう ごねん たちにけり Doctor’s visit still after five years allergy shots. みちこ

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きょうのホノルル~ よいお天気です。

青空が広がり、湿度も高くなく、爽やかな風が 吹いています。 真ん中は、ハワイ州立図書館の庭で、芝刈りをしているところ、 下は、バスの前に乗客が自転車を付けたところです。

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Movie

I saw a movie a long time ago that really impressed me. It was about a Japanese man that travelled to China and had some amazing experiences. The scenes were shot in Yunnan Province which is absolutely gorgeous if you … Continue reading

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ネブ柳

慈雨の報されど緩めず引き締める じう の ほう されど ゆるめず ひきしめる They say rain is coming But, don’t hold your breath Sit tight

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There’s a sales rep born every minute

(I apologize in advance if my bluntness offends you. I’ll buy you a beer sometime.) So last week I got to talking with one of my neighbors, who had me listen to a sales pitch of his and critique him. … Continue reading

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