Archive for ‘ February, 2012

  • Positive outlook…

    I have been wondering how people maintain positive outlook when things are not going well.  It seems it is a function of culture, society an…

  • Learning by watching…

    One of the things I have tried to do myself is to practice what I preach.  It is because I once heard that if you want to show your children…

  • Super Ladies dinner No.2

    Last night (February 26), I hosted the get-together for super lady friends of mine at my apartment.  This is bi-annual event we have continu…

  • Game No. 2 of Shogi Kioh sen

    Game No. 2 of Shogi Kioh sen title match was held at Kanazawa on February 25.  Masataka Gohda is challenging defending Kioh Toshiaki Kubo wh…

  • Different airline, new experience..

    I flew Delta airlines both ways for the most recent trip.  It may be just the flights I happened to take, but have noticed several things.  …

  • Series of Shogi title match

    While  I was not watching closely, the Shogi Ousho sen title match went on to the fourth game.  Yasumitsu Sato is challenging defending Oush…

  • Watching families…

    When I am overseas, I often find family-watching a lot of fun.  As I have not brought up children (my step sons and a step daughter were in …

  • “Fantasy” vacation…

    I wrote about the benefit of getting away from the normal life.  It is rather easy to talk about it when you can get away to enjoy the warm …

  • Different air…

    I left Tokyo on Monday night to come to Hawaii.  I have noticed quite a few differences since I arrived this morning. (It is still Monday  n…

  • Leaving on a jet plane..

    I am now at my favorite place--Narita airport at night, and am just about to leave on a jet plane for a few days.  Though I have been to Nar…

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