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Blogging before the word "blog" was invented.

Two kids on a bike

Weather-wise it’s been a tumultuous week. It definitely feels like autumn now, with all the rain and leaves beginning to fall, but today was summer time temperatures, and definitely a good day to ride. The morning started with Leo getting … Continue reading

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Kayak’s Not Done

I had my first trip yesterday in Lake Union with my new kayak. Finally, it out in the sunlight, not in the garage and it looked great. It looked like a finished product—at least from a distance—and I was soon … Continue reading

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Mixed Feelings

I was working on my kayak this morning, doing a saturation coat on the deck. I’m hoping to get the project done in time for some summer time paddling. When I work on the kayak I have the garage door … Continue reading

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Top Smells of Japan

青い畳, or green tatami mats. When I visited Japan in 1993 with Garfield Orchestra, we stayed in a newly built resort in Kobe that had green tatami. (The place we stayed was 神戸市の総合福祉ゾーンしあわせの村, in case I ever want to go back.) … Continue reading

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Japan 2014 – Part A

Due to birth of my second son, which allowed me to take off a lot of time from work, I got to travel in Japan for over 3 weeks. Hitomi planned out the entire trip, and for this I am … Continue reading

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Luca

I started to write a few weeks back about the birth of my second son, Luca. Time has slipped and now we’re in a new year, and so slips the details. The birth was so fairly ordinary, although all births … Continue reading

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Things on my mind

Very soon I’m going to have another son. I’d rather it be sooner, since I’m ready to take a break from work. Leo’s at the age where everything he can do, he must do himself. Otherwise his mother must do. … Continue reading

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