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I wanted to start some seeds last weeken... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2016 at tonari no shibafu
MEXT, formerly Monbusho, has a Food Composition Database. The splash page has a table for the Top 5 foods for vitamin B6 as well some other things. The most useful tool for me is the ability to look up the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2016 at tonari no shibafu
"What’s the counter for keyboards?" Kozak talking about music in both English and Japanese Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2015 at tonari no shibafu
Some of them are growing a bit too close together. My tenure at the plot is up at the end of January, so I’m letting things grow for the next couple of weeks. Hoping to get two or more harvests... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2015 at tonari no shibafu
There’s something wrong with my phone. It won’t charge. I’m hoping it’s merely a bad battery, but until I can figure it out, which will likely not be until next week, please use 090-2934-4028 for emergencies. Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2015 at tonari no shibafu
Is it me or are the guys from Arashi wearing lipstick in this commercial? Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2015 at tonari no shibafu
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Posted Dec 16, 2015 at tonari no shibafu
I’ve got a friend coming to Tokyo next month and they need to find a place to stay. It’s going to be him and his wife and three kids under 10. They’ll be flying out of Narita, so probably Eastern... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2015 at tonari no shibafu
Feeling pretty good, but a little worried about timing for things tomorrow, so I’m preparing to break my fast now. More later..? Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2015 at 的射
Yesterday was tough, but that’s to be expected. What I didn’t expect was that I’d have trouble sleeping. I probably only slept about 4 hours and, when I was sleeping, my dreams were all about food. It’s 8:30 am now... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2015 at 的射
Had my last meal (beer!) last night around 10:00. Hoping to make it ’til Friday. Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2015 at 的射
This is part of an email I just sent: In his most recent podcast, Bill Burr was saying how he thinks that if the '83 Sixers went up against the '96 Bulls, it would go seven games. He admits that... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2015 at tonari no shibafu
Posted Nov 6, 2015 at tonari no shibafu
First time back out on the streets. Gonna start at 15 mins. and work my way back up. Screwed up the GPS settings so no data. Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2015 at 的射
A few days ago Bethaks and dandas. Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2015 at 的射
The first time I heard Chet Baker, I was asked to describe his sound. The first word that came to mind was plaintive. Whaddya think? By the way, I didn’t know there was any later-life Chet Baker shit available. I’m... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2015 at tonari no shibafu
National Geographic 20 Dream Hikes around the world. This one in Iceland may have to happen. Have to ask Hler about it. Ish’ll be on the hook for this. <Te Araroa> The Franconia Ridge Loop in Cow Hampsha looks a... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2015 at tonari no shibafu
Interesting article in the New York Times by Sherry Turkle of MIT. excerpt: Studies of conversation both in the laboratory and in natural settings show that when two people are talking, the mere presence of a phone on a table... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2015 at tonari no shibafu
September 23, 2015 30 laps (@1.2 km) in the pool Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2015 at 的射
Been practicing the techniques espoused by Total Immersion practitioners. Still having some trouble with the breathing part, but my swimming efficiency has increased greatly. Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2015 at 的射
20-30 laps in the pool Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2015 at 的射