Looking out my backdoor

“Just got home from Illinois, lock the front door, oh boy Got to sit down, take a rest on the porch Imagination sets in , pretty soon Im singin’ doo, doo, doo lookin’ out my backdoor” +5 points to the person that knows the band Get the latest Flash Player to see this player. [Javascript […]

Pan-ties, Jelly Beans, and Cell Phones

There are 3 commercials in that video made by the Japanese cell phone carrier Softbank. Ive seen the 3rd commercial at least a half-dozen times, and each time I see it I cant help but laugh. Is that a real song? If it is – hilarious! By the way, I hyphenated that first word in […]

Books and Lunch

Today was another day at the office. Rather pleasant weather outside and a productive environment inside thanks to headphones that I remembered to bring today. Then again, the office wasn’t as loud as it normally tends to be. For lunch I tagged along with a few co-workers and ended up going to great restaurant that […]

Nabe and Valentines

Although Japan does not celebrate Valentines like the Western world – I still bought my wife a present… although perhaps with a Japanese twist. I bought her a nabe pot and filled it with boxes of chocolate – including a real life Wonka chocolate bar sold here in Japan (Ive never seen them in the […]

Of Valentines and Tamachi

So last night I met up with a friend that I haven’t seen since last summer. He and his wife recently bought a house in Chiba and have been overly busy moving and living between two places. We ended up going to a station on the Yamanote line (it circles Tokyo) that I had never […]