Still Remains

"Still Remains" is a song by the American band Stone Temple Pilots. I remember listening to this song after STP released their second album called Purple. It became my favorite STP song immediately. After original singer Scott Weiland's passing, I listened to this song often and even posted a tribute to Mr. Weiland with a … Continue reading Still Remains

Salsa Dancing in the Street

I went to a free salsa concert in Escondido last week. The concert was part of a series of concerts that the Center for the Arts puts on annually. It was great seeing so many people salsa dancing outdoors. I ran into a friend who I met about four years ago and snuck in a … Continue reading Salsa Dancing in the Street


2018年7月14日に、アナハイムに、友達とお盆のお祭りに初めて行きました。実は、浴衣も初めて着ました。暑かったですけど、楽しかったです。太鼓を聞いたり、日本食を食べたり、盆踊りを踊ったりしました。 太鼓の演奏はとても素晴らしかったです。 盆踊りも楽しかったです。来年、また行って、浴衣が着たいです。

Pooch has perfect bracket on eve of Final Four

A dog living on the outskirts of Colombo, Sri Lanka has a perfect bracket on the eve of the Final Four, which is part of the NCAA's men's division 1 basketball tournament, commonly known as March Madness in the United States. Ocho, or Ate as he's known throughout his village, pawed his way through the … Continue reading Pooch has perfect bracket on eve of Final Four


Wow! It's 2016 already, and I haven't written anything yet to ring in the new year. Time seems to move at light speed as I'm aging, but there are periods where I feel time slows down (I call those times work days haha). I'm sure this year will have its share of surprises, so let's … Continue reading 2016

Cap’n Crunch, PhD

The Naval Academy will be honoring Horatio Magellan Crunch with an honorary PhD degree at its annual commencement ceremony this year. Just who is Horatio Magellan Crunch? You may know him better as Cap'n Crunch. Yes, that Cap'n Crunch, who has been piloting and navigating Quaker Oats' breakfast cereal of the same name since 1963. … Continue reading Cap’n Crunch, PhD

Dream a Little Dream

I usually don't remember all the details when I have a dream, but a few days ago was an exception. I was in a rural part of Missouri, on my way to a wedding near a lake. I couldn't tell you the name of the lake, but I do know that I was sitting in the … Continue reading Dream a Little Dream