Archive for March, 2010

“Just Yesterday”

March 20th, 2010

People say that as you grow older, your sense of time changes, so that weeks, months, and years pass by in the space of a day. Maybe aging is part of it, but I don’t think that’s the whole story. When you have kids, the counting of years becomes easier, because of the concrete milestones […]

Relearning to Love my Kid

March 16th, 2010

My wife wanted to keep our kid’s baby hair to make a calligraphy brush with.  This suited me fine, since Tony’s hair was starting to turn into dreadlocks in the back (he has delicate skin, which means we have to wash his hair with soap, not shampoo, making it less slick and more prone to […]

Shaun White, Multiple Olympic Gold Medal and Gundam Toy Winner

March 8th, 2010

So I’m watching TV the other day, and, hey, there’s Shaun White, being interviewed live! That’s fairly unusual for Japan, so I’m watching it and grooving on it. At the end of the segment, they say “Shaun, we’ve heard you like Gundam, so here’s a present”, and they give him a big Gundam toy. He […]