Boiled Egg Drawings – 1

This is just a short post about a silly little art project I worked on… My wife likes to draw faces on boiled eggs before putting them back in the fridge. This is so we know which are boiled and which are still raw. This time, I decided to draw on the eggs for her.Continue reading “Boiled Egg Drawings – 1”

Coronavirus and Appreciating Small Things in Life

It was announced that the hundred case of the coronavirus was confirmed in Hokkaido, Japan, this week. We have had three deaths so far, just in this prefecture. Local schools will be shut down to the end of the month now, and the Japanese government is preparing to announce a state of emergency tomorrow. TheContinue reading “Coronavirus and Appreciating Small Things in Life”

Thank you to 100 Followers!

Two months have passed in 2020, a lot has happened this year already. Life in Japan has been hit hard by the coronavirus, with now over 1,000 cases reported in the country. All schools are currently closed. Grocery stores are starting to show empty shelves as people are stock purchasing particular items. Public events areContinue reading “Thank you to 100 Followers!”

Valentine’s Day 2020 (Treasure Box 9)

Valentine’s Day has an interesting origin. Wikipedia gives a very detailed description of its history – how it started out as a day to remember some martyrs with the name Valentine. It explains how a few hundred years ago, the day started to get associated with Love. Now, in the West, it is a dayContinue reading “Valentine’s Day 2020 (Treasure Box 9)”

Sapporo Flower & Café (Treasure Box – 6)

This week, my wife and I went out for lunch one day. With the business over Christmas and the new year, it’s been a while since we’ve gone out for lunch like this. My wife had her eyes on a new place called Sapporo Flower and Café. Apparently, it’s an old flower shop that hasContinue reading “Sapporo Flower & Café (Treasure Box – 6)”

Books I Read in 2019

Last year, the majority of books I read were to do with my application to Automattic. This year, my goal is to expand the “I Read…” list in both quantity and book topics. The Bible (the new 新改訳2017 version – in Japanese) Exceptional Service, Exceptional Profit; by Leonardo Inghilleri & Micah Solomon Delivering Happiness; byContinue reading “Books I Read in 2019”