Japantown – Cherry Blossom Festival – Part 1

It is 8:02 AM on Saturday, April 14th.  Today is the start of the Cherry Blossom Festival in Japantown.  I always enjoy this and tell myself every year that I’d like to get a little more involved and spend more time there.  My favorites are the people dressed up in cosplay, the dancing, the Cherry…… Continue reading Japantown – Cherry Blossom Festival – Part 1

Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival – Karate presentation

World Oyama Karate put on a demonstration at the 2017 Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival.  I’ve always enjoyed the festival but have never actually participated myself except for the preparation of the Japan Airlines float many years ago.  My demonstration was called ‘kihon sono 4’ and we made BaySpo, (2017年4月14日) the Japanese language newspaper in…… Continue reading Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival – Karate presentation

At Twitter today

https://twitter.com/twisitor/status/796817538206154752 In the lobby they have a computer set up where you can take a selfie with various props.  You’re then posted to the Twisitor feed.  Good fun!

This morning

Have a big presentation today; thought I would mark the moment so I could look back on it. It’s a beautiful morning. Now in Starbucks, taking a caffinated moment and people watching. So many people going here and there, everyone has an office to get to.

Art Exhibition

Today I went to an art exhibition – Everything but the kitchen sank – by Alejandro Almanza Pereda at the San Francisco Art Institute.  I had not expected to be visiting an exhibition when I woke up that morning but my friend Danielle, who I’ve known since Kindergarten, came into town and we got together…… Continue reading Art Exhibition

Visit to Twitter today

In the lobby of Twitter HQ they have a computer set up where you can take your picture (with props) and tweet your visit.  It will then show up on twitter.com/twisitor.My visit is here:  https://twitter.com/twisitor/status/608676864857661440