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Living in Japan, since 2006, is not nearly as tough as the time I lived here in the 90s. Back then it was hard to keep in touch, both with friends and with culture. I was happy when Amazon came along and made it easier to buy books. I used to have to go to … Continue reading Archive

Slippage

Slippage By Harlan Ellison Book review What’s making me happy today; I found a Harlan Ellison book I hadn’t read before. Back in the 80's and 90s, I was a Harlan Ellison fan. The kicker for me… well there were two of them, actually. One was The City on the Edge of Forever. A Star … Continue reading Slippage

Epilogue

I just watched It's Kind of a Funny Story, a movie from like ten years ago. I'd never seen it. That's part of living abroad sometimes, you just miss stuff. It was, if you've never seen it, a story about a teenager who is suicidal, but learns to deal with his problems. He learns to … Continue reading Epilogue