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Book 15: i know i am, but what are you? (April 12)

April 13, 2018

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15. i know i am, but what are you?, Samantha Bee, April 12 Things! I’m reading them. I can tell that I have more time on my hands and less work when I tear through books like I used to. There hasn’t been any extra freelance, no proofreading, only regular private students – and it’s […]

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Book 14: And Then There Were None (April 9)

April 11, 2018

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14. And Then There Were None, Agatha Christie, April 9 I grabbed this story to read because I haven’t read anything by Agatha Christie, and I feel like I should have by now. I read an interesting discussion online a while back about how there aren’t many male writers who are able to write a woman or […]

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We hanami-ed the shit out of this year

April 11, 2018

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Almost like we might be planning to leave in a year. We got to see every place we (I) wanted to see this time. I officially feel like I have ‘done hanami’ right. And it was actually all wrong, by Japanese standards. In Japan, the traditional hanami party takes place while seated, picnic style, beer […]

Posted in: Japan, life, travel

Some artists I’ve seen lately

April 7, 2018

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Just a post about all of the art we’ve been looking at lately. This is a bit behind schedule, but who cares? Good art is good art. Akihide Tamura, b.1947, still active. I’m obviously a fan – square format, black and white, landscapes. There isn’t much about him on Wikipedia, unfortunately, just that he graduated from […]

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Book 13: Punchline, April 2

April 4, 2018

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13. Punchline, Brad Freeman (April 2) In the weeeeeee hours of my first night off, I finished my friend’s book. It’s not a book that’s been published yet. It was what I imagine was the first draft. I read it to read it, but also to give comments and feedback. I also made a LOT of […]

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