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How I’m feeling about Japan lately.

October 30, 2017

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Fighting Fish, Dessa (2013) Swimming in a snifter pretty as a picture don’t get it twisted man, her bite is a bitch You can name, you can keep her but take care when you feed her You never can take the fight out the fish Chompin at the drill bit never one to still sit […]

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The story of the frog

October 27, 2017

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I’ve had a ceramic frog living in my sewing box since I was in college. He didn’t have a name, he didn’t have a reason. He was a gift. And I kept him in my sewing box, where I used to keep the other parts of his collection. I’ve carried this frog with me throughout […]

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Book 11: The Butterfly Effect, October 27

October 27, 2017

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11. The Butterfly Effect, Jon Ronson (October 27) It’s Jon Ronson, so of course I had to read it. I’m not sure if this technically counts as a book. I am qualifying it as such because: It’s by Jon Ronson and he writes books It was available on Audible as an Audiobook It was long enough […]

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Book 10: Sapiens (October 25)

October 27, 2017

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10. Sapiens, Yuval Noah Harari (October 25) I picked this up because I want to read Harari’s Homo Deus, which I already have. I thought it would be best to read this first. The book has been hailed as the Book of the Month on Amazon, and is an NYT Bestseller. I enjoy reading about evolution and human […]

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We went to: the Suntory Yamazaki Distillery!

October 22, 2017

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We had to. Who wouldn’t? We had the perfect excuse/reason: My brother-in-law LOVES whiskey. We were going to be in Kyoto. Who wouldn’t put those two together? While I’m not sure exactly how my BIL feels about Suntory SPECIFICALLY, I don’t think any whiskey-lover would turn a distillery tour down. I certainly never turn down […]

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