July 2017 – Doodle Jam

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I am stunned, as I am sure you are, that I actually have something to talk about this month. In July I checked out three local board and card game stores. I also participated in a Doodle Jam with a friend from Japan. 今月面白い事について話せることがあるから驚きます! 七月に近いボードゲームとカードゲームの店を三つ チェックしました. そして日本に住んでいる友達とDoodle Jamに参加しました. Game Store Gauntlet When I lived in… Continue reading July 2017 – Doodle Jam

June 2017 – Joystick Woes

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The quiet summer continues and June only produced a couple of mildly interesting photos. 静かな夏が続いて六月はちょっと面白い写真を二枚作りました. Back In My Day, We All Had Joysticks I recently purchased the latest version of my favorite video game of all time, Tekken, for my PC. After playing it the first time, something seemed to be missing. I was using… Continue reading June 2017 – Joystick Woes

May 2017 – A Little Friendly Competition

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Here’s another short entry for another dull month. I talk about my Mom’s birthday and a computer game. 五月はつまらなかっただからこの更新が短いです。 お母さんの誕生日とマザーズデーとテレビゲームについて書いています. Happy Birthday Mom! This month I celebrated Mother’s Day and my Mom’s birthday on three different nights. I got to see my CyberAunt, so named due to her early adoption of all things Internet, after… Continue reading May 2017 – A Little Friendly Competition

April 2017 – Do You Know Where Your Passwords Are?

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As you can tell by the lateness of this entry, I had nothing to write about in April. So I will bore you with some computer talk. 四月は面白いことがなかったからこの更新は遅れています. つまらかいパソコンの話を書きました. Just Because I Am Paranoid… I have learned a lot about computer security ever since I joined the security team at TravelCenters of America in 2015.… Continue reading April 2017 – Do You Know Where Your Passwords Are?

March 2017 – Adrian Belew Power Trio

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This month I can share some photos from a rock concert and from my dentist office. No, the rock concert did not take place in the dentist’s office. Stop being silly. 今月ロックコンサートの写真と歯科医院の写真をシェアしています. いいえ,コンサートは歯科医院で怒りませんでした. ばかにしないでください. Adrian Belew Power Trio This month, Jim and I checked out the Adrian Belew Power Trio at Cleveland’s Beachland Tavern. Don’t… Continue reading March 2017 – Adrian Belew Power Trio

February 2017 – Hello Okonomiyaki

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In this, the worst month of the year, I struggled to find anything interesting to talk about. I managed to write a few words about cooking and about my favorite language learning application. 年の中に一番悪い月これに面白い物が見付けにくかったです. 料理と一番好きな言語の勉強のアップについて少し書きました. Brad Made Okonomiyaki Late in the month I tackled cooking okonomiyaki. For those unfamiliar with Japanese cuisine, okonomiyaki is a… Continue reading February 2017 – Hello Okonomiyaki

January 2017 – Putting Pencil to Paper

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Winter in Ohio is always pretty dull (although February is the worst.) This month I wrote more about what I did not do than what I did. Click through for some pictures of stuff I drew. オハイオの冬はいつもつまらないです. (でも二月は一番わるい.) 今月しなかった事のほうがした事よりについて書きました. 描いた絵を見るためにクリックしてください. I Don’t Draw So Much as Copy I drew a picture of an artist/performer I… Continue reading January 2017 – Putting Pencil to Paper

December 2016 – To Me From Me

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I already covered the first week of December in last month’s post about my trip to Japan. This month I wrote about a care package I sent to myself from my travels. 先月日本の旅行について更新に一月の一週目を話ました. 今月私から私に送れたケアパッケージについて書きました. Presents from Me to Me While in Japan, I picked up some Japanese food which I have not been able to… Continue reading December 2016 – To Me From Me

More 2016 Japan Photos

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For the original entry on my 2016 trip to Japan, click here. Tokyo Design Festa Nishiki Market Pontocho and Surrounding Ryoanji Ginkakuji Nanzenji Temple Sanjusangendo Temple Shirakawa Area Tokyo Comic Con Yanaka Kanda Myoujin Shrine Shinjuku Samurai Museum Kawaii Monster Cafe Food