Category Archives: Fun

Time marches on

Long time, no see. I’ve been busy over the past year. We moved house, took many trips and I was promoted to a senior-level position. Good stuff. There have also been a few bad things: we’ve yet to have a … Continue reading

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Write or wrong?

Just read an excellent piece on writing by Anna Quindlen. In it, she talks a bit about writing, and how most prolific writers, contrary to popular belief, hate writing. For many of them, it’s not an innate ability their blessed … Continue reading

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On the wagon: 禁酒中

Yeah, it’s true that I wrote drinking was a way of life in Japan. And that I didn’t drink anymore than your average dude (or chick). I still think this is true. But a bender on April 1 and the … Continue reading

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