Kyoto, Part II; Osaka, Part I

I’ve now arrived in Tokyo (Wednesday afternoon) after 2 full days in Kyoto and a partial day in Osaka. I got up about 7:30 AM on Monday, took a shower then headed downstairs for the complimentary breakfast. As in France, the Japanese do love their chocolate (chocolate rice cereal, chocolate croissant/pastries). I also had corn […]

Kyoto, Part I

  Here I am! Kyoto! The flight was fairly uneventful, though I was still a bit restless on the plane and fear that I may have driven Randy a bit crazy. At what would have been approximately 7AM I nudged a sleeping Randy to play cards (he politely, yet sternly, refused). The movie options on […]

My Luggage Attacked Me

I was retracting the handle to my roller-luggage and my pinky-finger got caught in something. Fortunately, I quickly looked at my finger and saw that i hadn’t broken the skin. Phew! But then I noticed the underside of my flesh filling up with blood (which appears more brown under the skin). Now I’ve got this […]