The sentiment expressed in my last blog post about what a nuisance snow can be is nothing compared to how I feel about earthquakes. Earthquakes are not unusual here in Japan, especially up in the northeast (Tohoku) region where I live, but ever since the huge earthquake and tsunami that caused widespread death and destruction …

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It is lovely to look at, and it can even be fun, but at sub-zero temperatures it has got to be one of the stickiest, most clingy substances in the universe. Until it melts, and then … yech. The town I live in has one of the most moderate climates in Japan’s Tohoku region. It …

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Email Glitch Fixed

I’m not particularly diligent about keeping tabs on whether the site is working properly. I do keep it updated, but sometimes little details like the fact that my contact form wasn’t working slip by unnoticed. Sometimes for weeks or months. Sorry about that. The contact form issue has been fixed, I think.