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The Guilt 18 Mar 2011 | 02:38 pm

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The wave 18 Mar 2011 | 11:13 am

Six days ago, Tohoku was blasted by one of the most powerful earthquakes in recorded history. A few minutes later, the quake was followed by a tsunami that, in some areas, crested 15 meters. The foota...

Wedding Website 10 Aug 2009 | 04:22 am

Jen and I have built a separate new site for our wedding. Visit us at!

Centerpiece 20 May 2009 | 02:10 pm

Jen and I designed our wedding centerpieces this weekend. This is the prototype!

Triumphant Return 1: Piracy and the High Seas 25 Aug 2008 | 11:52 am

Upon returning to Canada, I went first to visit my oldest friend Greg in Vancouver. He picked me up from the airport, and - pretty high on lack of sleep - we bummed around Vancouver for a bit until I ...

Things fall apart 24 Aug 2008 | 05:07 pm

I'll write shortly, probably tomorrow, about this month in Canada. I just have to get it off my chest: I just learned from Daniel that one of my 2nd year students at Nichu has died of a heart attack. ...

Goodbye, Natori 27 Jul 2008 | 12:25 pm

This is it: Today is our last day in Natori. We've spent our last night in this apartment, everything is ready to go, and in an hour my supervisor will come and check things over and take the house ke...

The island tears itself apart as we flee 24 Jul 2008 | 03:38 am

For the last week or so there has been a small earthquake every day. We were just hit by another big one, as strong as the one about a month ago that killed a few people in the Naruko area. No damage ...

Surprise! 21 Jul 2008 | 03:17 am

Jen and I are now the only couple I know to have had a surprise wedding party. Tonight was our farewell party with Shinji Saito and his merry band. Jen's friend Meg also came, which was excellent... ...

All good things 18 Jul 2008 | 05:57 pm

First off, I was going to make this a long post about the events of the last several days, but Jen has beaten me to it and done a better job than I could! Last month I bid a tough and lump-throated f...

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