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Finally got my portable wi-fi back from repair. Should be somewhat more responsive to emails and such. Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2014 at tonari no shibafu
Link Dump The Economics of Seinfeld John Muir and the Decline of Yosemite Having never hiked in the West, I’d never heard of John Muir until I discovered Allison Nadler’s blog. Historian Illustrates Racial Intolerance In The Northeast In Post-War... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2014 at tonari no shibafu
This hits all my barely-concealed misanthropic pleasure centers My alcoholic buddies are fun to hang around. When we drink together peace and joy abound, but sometimes they bring me one more shot when they know I've had enough. I don't... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2014 at tonari no shibafu
Last night Misa and I had dinner with one of my former students and his wife. I’d learned he’ll be transferred to Australia in January and so I sent him a message a couple of weeks ago to see whether... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2014 at tonari no shibafu
Running Perhaps the thing that takes up ... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2014 at tonari no shibafu
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November 24, 2014 Holiday run with Misa. 44:13 Secondary green path again then Komazawa-dori to Meguro-dori left at the Kinokuniya and back through the park. Goal was 45 minutes, so we did about 2/3 of a lap around the park... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2014 at 的射
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November 21, 2014 1:00:50 Green path to Nakameguro and back via Komazawa-dori. Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2014 at 的射
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November 22, 2014 32:22 30-minute run with Misa. Hit the “other” green path and then returned through the Park. Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2014 at 的射
I’ve been thinking a lot about running in the last few weeks. I have to say that I’m shocked by how easy it’s been to increase my mileage. Î realize now that my approach to running in the past was... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2014 at 的射
Nov. 17, 2014 Recovery run 36:57 Nov. 19, 2014 Another long one. Added a bit on to Sundays route increasing the run by about a kilometer. I also started a little farther into the route as I waited for the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2014 at 的射
Long Sunday jog. 1:25:57 Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2014 at 的射
There’s a bakery near Soshigaya-Okura st... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2014 at tonari no shibafu
Nov. 15, 2014 49:41 Warmer today than I would’ve liked, but a pleasant run over all. Would like to get in a string of days before now and Thursday. Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2014 at 的射
Very… I repeat… Very sore today. Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2014 at 的射
"The greatest change we need to make is from consumption to production, even if on a small scale in our own gardens. If only 10% of us do this, there is enough for everyone.Hence the futility of the revolutionaries who... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2014 at tonari no shibafu
A while back my desktop blogging client started to… er…um… shit the bed. I would get errors about SSL from the built-in Flickr interface, the machine would get slow, I’d get the pinwheel of death and I’d have to reboot.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2014 at tonari no shibafu
November 12, 2014 Recovery run. 30:51 Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2014 at 的射
I've decided that rather than count workouts, I'm going to count days with workouts this year. All times are jogging unless otherwise stated. 1. Sep. 8th - 20:06 2. Sep. 9th - 26:29, 7:59 3. Sep. 10th - 1:01:51 4.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2014 at 的射
In a vacuum, when dropped from the same height, which will hit the ground first: a bowling ball or a feather? This is the kind of question that high school physics teachers ask their charges every year. I accepted it... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2014 at tonari no shibafu
An intriguing article at The Intercept by Micah Lee about his role in the Snowden leaks. A primer on anonymity and privacy on the web. Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2014 at tonari no shibafu
People here are preparing, psychologically at least, for the next typhoon to make it's way past Japan. Typhoon Phanfone should hit or be passing by the Tokyo area just in time for us all to be heading back to work... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2014 at tonari no shibafu
At about noon today, Ontake-san on the border of Gifu and Nagano prefecture erupted. 32 people were critically injured and 7 remain unconscious. Article (in Japanese). Below is a video taken by one of the hikers near the summit. This... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2014 at tonari no shibafu
Posted Sep 18, 2014 at tonari no shibafu
On our way back from Kamikochi we had an hour to kill in Matsumoto. While we were having lunch I saw a sign for a craft beer festival. It starts this Friday and ends next Tuesday. A great excuse to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2014 at tonari no shibafu
Hiked my 29th (of 100) 名山 on Sunday. It ... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2014 at tonari no shibafu