Sakura 2018…With a Graduation Beforehand

Alex, our son, had his preschool graduation on March 26th...we are very proud of him! After the ceremony, we stopped by Hikawa Jinja (shrine) to view this year's cherry blossoms. This place in Kawagoe is one of the most popular viewing spots...and is usually crowded. I even saw a drone hovering between the branches...times are …

Hippie Jack’s mountain mission on wheels

There are still some good people in the world, doing for those who can't. You would think in this day and age, especially in one of the most prosperous countries in the world, that people couldn't live "off the grid" like this anymore. But they do. https://www.tennessean.com/picture-gallery/news/2017/11/24/hippie-jacks-mountain-mission-on-wheels/107498878/

“Priority Seating” (Part Two-Final)

"Priority Seating" (Part Two-Final) Copyright 2016 R.B.Bailey Jr All Rights Reserved Sam started praying to himself that this little girl gets off at the next stop, or just shuts up for awhile. There was an announcement over the PA, then the train slowly started moving again. "Great! We're movin'…" Sam started to say, but the …

“Priority Seating” (Part One)

“Priority Seating” (Part One) Written By R.B.Bailey Jr Copyright 2016 R.B.Bailey Jr All Rights Reserved Sam had an early start that morning, to catch a flight home. Taking a train to the airport, he was going back to America for Christmas vacation. He wanted to nap for awhile. One station later, a group of noisy …