I had a dream…

An interesting one. — I was struggling setting up this apparatus, which can teleport me to another location. It was supposed to be straight forward, but somehow I couldn’t connect those two rods and pull that lever together. You know? Where…

Check Point 2012

Having birthday at the beginning of July is kind of nice. It is around the halfway point of the year, so it forces me to look back and  reflect on the first half of the year. So, how was my…

My Travel Blog

I have created separate travel blogs, both in English and Japanese. Japanese blog is my travel diary, originally created for my family to catch up. English blog hasn’t been written much, but it will be similar to this blog, but…

Was It THIS Hot Last Year?

Was It THIS Hot Last Year?

Every summer, I ask this same question myself, over and over. “Was it THIS hot last year?” Probably we are having same hot summer every year… But… really? I don’t remember having 35+℃ when I was younger. Really hot days…

Lucky 33

Lucky 33

Today, I turned lucky 33. Why lucky? Because I am calling it lucky. 🙂 On my 30th birthday, I watched Randy Pausch’s famous “Last Lecture” on youtube. Since then, I have been really thinking about my life (and achieving childhood dreams!). It took…

Black Swan: Dance with Muse, or Become One?

After watching Black Swan, I couldn’t stop thinking about Muse. I looked up “Muse” in The War of Art, and this is what I found: Here’s Socrates, in Plato’s Phaedrus, on the “noble effect of heaven-sent madness”: The third type of…