Monthly Archives: April 2007

100 kilometers

Hitomi and I did a "metric century" ride today. (This is where you ride 100km in a single day.) She and I joined a faster ride ("moderate pace", 14-16 mph) today, which took us from the town of Snohomish, through … Continue reading

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3232 Square Feet

This morning, Hitomi and I rode our bicycles through the suburbs (formerly countryside) around Orting, Washington. The route took us through Buckley (home — perhaps formally home — of family friends), and Bonny Lake, Lake Tapps, Prairie Ridge, etc. The … Continue reading

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My Bicycle

Ritchey-breakaway For those interested in its composition:60cm Ritchey Breakway frameRitchey carbon fork (standard), compact crankset, stem, seatpostUltegra 10 speed GroupUltegra/Velocity wheelset – handbuilt wheelsCrank Brothers pedals Read and post comments | Send to a friend

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Daiichi Akitaro and Kaori Nazuka’s Blogs

Check these out: Akitaro Daiichi – http://akitaroh.blog25.fc2.com/ Kaori Nazuka – http://blog.excite.co.jp/kamosan/ Even if you don't read Japanese, there's some interesting pictures related to Sakura-con. Read and post comments | Send to a friend

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Sakura-con Memories 2007

I got airport duty early Thursday. I met and picked up Lin Clover's troupe and some Japanese attendees. I helped load luggage and with Lin Clover's staff, I traveled back in a taxi van. I caught up on some work. … Continue reading

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Sakura-con Japanese Relations

A lot happened this year, and I should have been taking notes. Hitomi did a pretty good job of describing her Friday which is typical every year we've been at the convention. For those without the benefit of understanding Japanese, … Continue reading

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Last Year’s Sakura-con Guests

Sakura-con usually has Nagahama Hiroshi or Daiichi Akitaro, and some people from AIC. I've had the privilege (working with my wife Hitomi) of hanging out with these guys, as well as last year with the famous director Ishiguro Noboru. (There's … Continue reading

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