Archive for March, 2011

Update – 03/24

March 24th, 2011

Howdy from sunny Okinawa! (Note: above sentence is not true for all definitions of “sunny” – it has been chilly and rainy for the last three days) So, as the first sentence can probably clue you in, we are not in Tokyo right now. We didn’t leave Tokyo because we believed the situation there was […]


March 18th, 2011

TV programming here in Japan is slowly returning to normal, but not commercials. It seems few companies want to be seen as “insensitive jerks hawking their wares during a crisis”. This is a shame, because the alternative is driving us adults crazy (though the kids love it). The alternative I speak of is the constant […]

Earthquake Update

March 16th, 2011

I’ve been requested to give an earthquake update, which seems reasonable. Unfortunately, there’s not much to say, and I’ve already informed some folks of this info by email. But, just in case: 1) The main damage at the Bugbread household that the initial earthquake caused was that a roll of paper towels fell over, as […]

We’re fine – Estamos bien

March 12th, 2011

Just to let anyone know, we’re totally fine, as is the house. 8.8 at epicenter, perhaps, but the epicenter is a long, long way from here. Tony didn’t even wake up from his nap. Todos estamos bien, y la casa tambien. El temblor fue enorme, pero nada se rompio. El pequeñito ni siqueiera se despertó […]

On Request

March 1st, 2011

I am currently almost speechless (almost). I got an email from someone who said that they used to have one of the tracks I made long ago when I was playing with FruityLoops, and that they actually played it. More than once. At actual parties attended by actual people. Wow. The site it used to […]