Category Archives: USA

A tale of two cities and two dogs

The View is reporting in from Portland, Oregon. Recently, the editorial staff has been too busy running around two fine West coast cities do any writing, but today an attempt will be made to share a few sights from Tacoma, … Continue reading

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A 95% Superior Week

It was a mostly excellent week in the hinterlands of Tacoma, Washington. We did have the pineapple express (a flow of warm, wet air from Hawaii that drenched us in nearly non-stop rains for over a week), to contend with, … Continue reading

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The incredible insignificance of (one’s) being

Occasionally, but, fortunately, not too often, one experiences something that reminds one of the fact that they are quite insignificant in the overall scheme of things. This evening I had such an experience, when I attended a performance of J. … Continue reading

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How to spend the day of THE GAME 〜 試合の日、どう過ごせば良いでしょうか?

Today we had THE GAME. THE GAME is something which overshadows all other events in American life. Like Christmas, it only comes once a year, and is greatly anticipated by Americans great and small. This GAME is known as SUPERBOWL. … Continue reading

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Choral music this and that

January 31, Saturday. I have moved shop from Seattle back to Gig Harbor. Back to nature, family, and the Tacoma area. This Thursday I went to Christ Church (Episcopal), Tacoma (photo on the left) to observe the choir rehearse. The … Continue reading

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