Woke up to this article today in USA Some Asians’ college strategy: Don’t check ‘Asian’ Sounded like a good topic for this blog and is a choice my own boy will have to make someday so thought I’d do a post. My personal opinion, being a completely white, blond/brownish, blue eyed, half Asian on…… Continue reading Asian college strategy: Don’t check Asian
I wanted to write a brief blurb on the state of the economy, the job situations specifically in the three cities I know best about. If you read the news you know that things are not going very well for people in their prime earning years (my age). We all read the news and…… Continue reading The Economy: San Francisco, Japan, Ho Chi Minh City
In this post I will relate to you my concerns and fears. Everyone knows what is going on from the daily news so I have no need to repeat it. I just wanted to share what is going on in my mind at the moment. As readers of my posts know, I am very preferential…… Continue reading Japan – A personal story
It is full of millions (around 20 mil) and viewing it from above extends beyond the horizon. It never ceases to evoke a deep sense of wonder. Each person having their own unique experience in this seemingly infinite city all interacting with each other to form a collective “normality” contributing to the character of Tokyo.
Despite my better judgment I am seriously considering moving back to Japan – at least for a period of some years – to work and spend time with my family in law. My challenge is that I am basically at odds with the traditional view of what constitutes a good honorable person in Japan and…… Continue reading My love-hate relationship with Japan