Last summer when I visited Sapporo for a pair of Granrodeo concerts, it was smack in the middle of three typhoons. One had just moved on, one was in residence, and a third was almost there. When it wasn’t pouring cats and dogs, I found Sapporo to be very charming, and because I didn’t get…… Continue reading Sapporo Weekend
Winter days don’t get much better than today — sky of blue, nary a cloud in sight, 15 C, bearable humidity — which is why I was more than happy to walk to and from errand-running in Tenjin. And ever so often I’d look up and just grin (probably making those around me wonder what…… Continue reading Winter perfection
2016 has come and gone, and 2017 has begun, with lovely weather and adventures awaiting. Spent a lovely, quiet Christmas with my parents in Georgia. It inadvertently became a Colin Firth Christmas, as I saw four separate movies with him, one of which was excellent, two of which were entertaining and one that was sadly…… Continue reading Howdy, 2017
I honestly didn’t mean to drop off the face of the earth for a month, but the past few weeks have been a whirlwind of work and concerts and not much downtime in between. Granrodeo’s summer tour started here in Fukuoka the first weekend in July and since then, because I can, and because its…… Continue reading Still here, really!
This year, as last year, I worked all of Golden Week (a series of holidays usually the first week of May), so had four days off to play with. Last year I spent a week in Tokyo, capped off by the two 10th ANNIVERSARY FES ROUND GR Granrodeo concerts. This year, the Granrodeo Fan Club…… Continue reading April’s grand adventure, part one
Been a while since a real update here. Mainly because work has been sucking the life out of me and I’ve been escaping as best I can when I’m not here. Looking back … all the way back to the end of March, wow. As always, click on pics for a bigger view. The weekend…… Continue reading Long time no see…