Category Archives: Uncategorized

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Run Scared

My nanny Ilana runs several running events in Seattle. One of these is called Run Scared and takes place in Seward Park. Since Ilana became my best friend’s girlfriend, I wanted to show her event a bit of support. I had … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment