Journal Entry – 10.22.19

It is 4:57 AM on Tuesday October 22nd. When I wake up this early I take a moment to look up at the stars. Orion is prominent in the autumn night sky and I can clearly make out his belt as well as the surrounding stars. It is only in that patch of sky that [...]

Journal Entry 10.13.2019

It is 5:48 AM on Sunday October 13th, 2019. The moon hangs high above the trees partly obscured by a few passing clouds. The temperature is a cool 49 degrees. This is perfect weather for October, Halloween and the start of the holiday season. This year I was slow in taking the time to contemplate [...]

Journal Entry 10.11.19

It is noontime on Friday October 10th, 2019. The morning has been especially reminiscent of autumn with a crisp, cool breeze blowing through the trees and a clearness of the blue ocean which is often obscured by fog in the summer. The leaves do not change colors much here on the coast, and it is [...]

Monday Night Football at Hooters

It is 3:42 AM and I didn't get a good nights sleep due to the food and cola I drank at Hooters last night. The time has come for my friend Sadao to leave the USA. He has been in Pacifica for 27 years but due to family matters must now go live in Japan. [...]

Helping with Homework

I've started to help my son Kai a bit more with his homework. Today it was word problems as well as a spelling test I had to give and I just had a flashback to my own childhood and experience with homework. I suddenly remember that I hated homework and just realized I still hate [...]