I Feel A Draft #5: Top Ten Things to Do Around Saitama…

Saitama, Japan is a great place to live, personally speaking. Known for many historical sites and places (Tokorozawa Airfield is one that comes to mind) cities like Omiya, Urawa and Kawagoe have everything that Tokyo and its suburbs have to offer, while nestled in the countryside. There are still plenty of transportation options, that match …

The Hat (2005 Halloween Story)

Long before The New Neighbor was published, I wrote this along with several other "shorts" that have still remained unpublished. Maybe someday the originally intended format (as a children's book) will be available on Amazon and Google Books in a multi-language format. For now, enjoy and share with your friends and ghouls... The Hat (2005 …

First Alex Pic of 2019…and An Afternoon at Hikawa

We took a brief outing to our local Toys R Us in Minami-Furuya New Year's morning, for the first time in a long time. The weather has been great all week...I'm thankful for that. The store wasn't that busy either...don't know if that is good or bad, considering the company filing bankruptcy not long ago. …