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Wandering the West – Part 1: Hitting the road to Yosemite

The idea began rather spontaneously – I was at lunch with colleagues on a Monday and was lamenting, in more rather than less words, both the lack of a good bookstore in the local area as well as the desert … Continue reading

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Going Solar: Part 5 – It works

Fortunatly for me, the time it took to get all the permits and approvals to install the system gave the utility some extra time to complete their paperwork in the background. This led to the Permission to Operate letter being … Continue reading

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A mid-term resident of Tokyo reports – Part 9: Enjoying the freedom to get lost

This is part 9 of what is intended to be a collection of overview reports on living in Tokyo by someone who is here for longer than a short stay but shorter than a long stay. Hopefully they will be … Continue reading

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Day trips from Tokyo – Hiking Mt. Odake

For once everything lined up for a perfect hike – the weather was good, I was well rested and up early in time to catch my hiking window, and I had my backpack loaded and a route planned. Then reality … Continue reading

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