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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 […]

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Karate San Francisco Videos

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 […]

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Journal Entry – 4.6.2017

It is 6:01 AM on Thursday, April 6th, 2017.  I’ve been awake since 3:30 AM; I stayed in bed until almost five trying to go back to sleep but then decided to get up and start the day. Today will be a busy one:  I’ve got a travel fair in San Francisco in the middle […]

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San Francisco

At Twitter today

Hey, it's @mateodecolon at @TwitterSF! pic.twitter.com/HwEcaKPdWW — Twisitor (@twisitor) November 10, 2016 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!

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San Francisco

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.