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Saving my Soul

I will need a car so I contact Naoko, who rings in the evening of the accident to tell me that she has fixed for a car to arrive at OIST at 10:00 the next morning, Sunday. She is super … Continue reading

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Double Whammy

Driving slowly down the expressway because the rain is lashing down, I find myself musing on a car crash I had in California 5 years ago. https://thequietripple.com/2015/02/11/off-roading/ The next thing I know a car overtaking me skids and swerves broadside … Continue reading

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Shaving

I saw a strange thing this morning; kids going to school. Okinawa is pretty much back to normal, no state of emergency, no new cases. I rather miss the lockdown, doing very little with no guilt. One thing I did … Continue reading

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I Repair the Table

As you can see from the great excitement generated by the title, I have not been doing much. This I have been enjoying as I find I am naturally lazy and very good at amusing myself. However the state of … Continue reading

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The Inner Introvert

So, about 2 weeks of, sort of, lock down. I find I quite like it. It is the best excuse to do nothing at all without guilt. The Onna Village Office send me a package containing masks and cute separation … Continue reading

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Pump Frenzy

I give esoteric names to my posts, which is stupid, as it is very difficult to find former posts. I am sure that I wrote about water gathering under the cabin floor and a nifty scheme to pump it out … Continue reading

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I Am Sailing

Well, that should really be I used to be sailing, as Okinawa locked down last week and the drive down to the boat and larking around on the boat seem morally weak. However, a couple of days before the lockdown, … Continue reading

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