Tag Archives: 2008

Back from Japan

What a trip! Thank you, Hitomi, for putting together a great trip and planning and making the reservations. And thanks to Makiko and Makoto in Kagoshima for housing Hitomi and I for many days. And to Mr. Nomoto for helping … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2008

Thanksgiving was a simple affair due to Mom's post surgery condition and lack of family. Keeping it small eliminates the variables, though. If my sisters could get along with Tim and Mom things would be simpler but as Hitomi puts … Continue reading

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Aki-con 2008

Aki Con, November 7-9, 2008 Hitomi, AKA ochawan Hitomi and I attended a new anime convention in Everett, Washingon: Aki-con. A first year convention is not without problems, but mostly it went okay. Unlike most anime conventions it was put … Continue reading

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Anime Expo 2008

Hitomi has a bunch of entries posted from Anime Expo 2008. (Also check out her pictures on Flickr.) I've been going since 1996. It's never really been run well in the past 15+ years until this year. Perhaps due to … Continue reading

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JavaOne 2008 – Day 1

I don't get to many developer conferences. And actually this is my second. I'm not exactly sure why I decided to go back. I guess it's not because I can't find the same information someplace else, it's just easier to … Continue reading

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