Monthly Archives: July 2019

The World Cup

I stayed up very late on Sunday. First dinner with Mary and Tim. Tim cooked Paella. He really is an excellent cook. I drove there intending to leave the car and walk home. You do not drink and drive in … Continue reading

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Health

Today I find in my mailbox, a light pink envelope with drawings of happy families on it. I believe it is my annual health insurance contribution demand. I love the way the Japanese administration communicates. Nearly all official correspondence is … Continue reading

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Ikebana

There was great glee the last time I went to the dentist about 2 weeks ago. Obviously having a molar pulled out is always a source of joy but also Mori sensei, who has a boat at Ginowan marina, announced … Continue reading

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The Same Old Story

Repeatedly over the last 10 years, when self disgust at the state of my body becomes unbearable, I have taken up physical exercise. It usually causes more damage than good. Five years ago I tore my meniscus in my right … Continue reading

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Bumped

This rainy season has been the worst ever! Incredible rain such that visibility is reduced to 5 meters. When there were no thunderstorms, there was consistent drenching rain. Not good for sailing adventures. One of the great sailing adventures is … Continue reading

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