Monthly Archives: June 2017

La Côte Basque

So, James and I set off in the truck to watch birds. We go through California, Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming, Utah, Nevada. On the first day we end up in a small town, Alturas, close to the Oregon border. We check … Continue reading

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So the Last Shall Be First, and the First Last: for Many Be Called, but Few Chosen.

So today, the last day of my vacation, I go down to SLAC to lunch with Melinda. It is a wonderful visit. We bump into all kinds of nostalgia. Melinda is a woman who has every attribute, a constant drive … Continue reading

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The Longest Day

So I wake up on Wednesday morning and walk down to the sea. I swim out to the Scaffie through  beautifully warm, still water. I rig a third anchor on the boat and then swim slowly back as the sun … Continue reading

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Reside

So, today I hand in my application dossier for permanent resident status in Japan. The process is ridiculously easy.  All the documents needed are less than 15. All are easily come by. My U.S. Green Card application took 6 months of work … Continue reading

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