A Curmudgeon Back Home

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A Curmudgeon Back Home
Enthusiastically jaded observations and occasional rants by an expatriate.
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  • Professional Courtesies 1 week ago A photograph on the wall at the National Go Center in Washington, D.C. It shows two Go players having a match overlooking a scenic lake, possibly Heaven Lake on the China-North Korea borderFor the past three Saturdays, I've wanted to do some hiking, and for the past three Fridays it has rained,...
  • Muddying the Waters 2 months ago Springtime in the cemeteryThe best-laid plans of mice and language learners. As none of you no doubt recall, last Christmas Eve I drove out to do some hiking at Bull Run Regional Park in Centreville, Virginia only to discover that the boardwalk there was in a state of disrepair, making it unable...
  • Let's 日本! Plus a few other things... 1 month ago Sakura MatsuriHere in our small corner of the world...This past Saturday the family and I took the Metro into Washington to check out the 59th Annual Sakura Matsuri さくら祭り Japanese Street Festival on Pennsylvania Avenue (between 3rd and 7th Streets). I'm happy to report a good time was had...
  • Let's 満開! - Pondering the ephemeral nature of existence 2 months ago As you may have deduced from the photograph above, it's that time of year when the cherry blossoms 桜 are in bloom. Outside of Japan there's probably no better place on this planet to see the flowers in all their finery than the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C. I won't delve into the deeper...
  • Eats, Shoots & Leaves 3 months ago Cascade FallsLast Monday was my oft-delayed progress evaluation in Amharic, and the results, as expected, could not be described as pretty. To no one's surprise, including my own, I'm far behind where I ought to be at this point in my language training. Fortunately, the credible excuses are many....

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09:30 AM January 27, 2015

excellent insight....

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