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A Proud People

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December 12, 2012 / By / , , / 1 Comment
This photo was not taken while we were existing a concert, but rather a Super Viva Home (similar to Home Depot). These men and women are all over the major cities in Japan, maintaining traffic order in this cramped country. They may be only directing traffic, but they wear their uniforms well, take their jobs […]

Cat Brothel

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October 23, 2012 / By / , , , , / 1 Comment
After enjoying a delectable dinner with some friends, the six of us ventured down the street to visit one of Shoko’s favorite places, a “Neko Café” or as the Japanese would translate it in English, “Coffee House of Cat”, OR as I lovingly refer to it as, “The Cat Brothel”. Wait, what’s that? You’ve never […]

We ain’t in Kansas no mo’

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October 10, 2012 / By / , / Comments Off
Something seemed odd to me the other day when I saw a stop light hung vertically, then it hit me, Japan is starting to look ‘normal’! I remember when I first got here, which wasn’t that long ago, how strange everything seemed… Horizontally hung street lights, driving on the lefthand side of the road in […]

Per usual… {video}

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August 10, 2012 / By / , , , , , , , , , , , / Comments Off
… a lot has happened since my last blog entry, and here I thought I would post more frequently living in Japan and all. I guess not. Well, enough about my short-comings, let’s talk about all the fun I’ve been having, like my most recent adventure where I stripped down to my birthday suit and […]

There’s too many lights!!

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July 29, 2012 / By / , , , / Comments Off
Do you see all those little traffic lights? Those play a major role in the amount of traffic one experiences while driving in Japan. Seeing as I’m a “the glass is half full” kind of person, I think to myself as I stare into the brake lights ahead of me, “The traffic back home will […]