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20 years after High School: Well-adjusted and Drinking Heavily

I made it home barely sober from my 20th high school reunion. I want to thank Kristin for supplying me her husband Trent’s ticket to the event as the event was sold out. Here are my thoughts: Twenty years is a … Continue reading

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U District Parklet

A new parklet—a “park” replacing a space of a parking spot—opened in the U District last week. I ended up going to an opening celebration which attended largely by volunteers from the neighborhood association U District Square. Pronto bikes had a booth … Continue reading

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“From Hiroshima with Hope”—70 Years After the First Atomic Bombing

Today I went, once again, to the annual “From Hiroshima with Hope” event at Greenlake. The event takes place on the anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima, and this year happens to be the 70th anniversary. Every year, there’s music, … Continue reading

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Skate King

Roller skating was a thing back in the late 80’s, early 90’s. Growing up, yes I spent some time learning to bicycle, but my father was more interested in roller skating. I too grew interested over time. I remember having … Continue reading

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Sakura-Con 2015

With Sakura-con coming up, the original agreement I had with Hitomi was, I’ll watch the kids, and Hitomi can spend the weekend with the guests. Well, h.Naoto was back this year and given I was assigned to him, I knew … Continue reading

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As a young cyclist

My son Leo (3) has his first pedal bike. He has had a couple of push bikes and a balance bike, but Leo wants to ride with pedals. How did I start to ride? My mom or dad could weigh in, … Continue reading

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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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