February 2010

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    Cool Car Sightings #1

    This is the first in what I expect to be an ongoing collection of snapshots. There are plenty of incredibly high-performance (and, reciprocally, incredibly low-performance) cars roaming the streets. If only their existence here wasn’t pure irony, with standard 50km/h speed limits and 100km/h max on the expressway. If you are caught at over 120km/h […]

    February 25th, 2010

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    ash or snow?

    Two quick snaps from my cell phone camera: Ash fall in Kanoya which looks deceptively like snow in the sodium-vapor parking light Joyfull with yellow ash bags on the curb waiting for collection.

    February 24th, 2010

    Misc

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    A heartwarming mailbox update

    So, it has been a busy couple of weeks between work, weekend trips, and attempting to recover from a mysterious knee injury. All is well now, work has slowed down a bit while students take term exams and my knee is almost fully healed (just in time for this weekend’s 10K race at Sakurajima). With […]

    February 24th, 2010

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