Sakura Fever at the Japan Mint in Osaka is a Transcendental Event

Sakura fever has struck. The falling petals of many cherry blossoms throughout the Kansai region have forced me outside to make pilgrimages on my bike around Osaka and else where to view these breathtaking beautiful trees. They remind me of how short life is. Most cherry blossoms have now faded and dropped their petals like snow. … Continue reading Sakura Fever at the Japan Mint in Osaka is a Transcendental Event

Japanese and U.S. Citizens Lose When Their Governments Revise War History

“The nationalist not only does not disapprove of atrocities committed by his own side, but he has a remarkable capacity for not even hearing about them.” - George Orwell United States President Donald Trump is trying to start World War III. With the ultimate newspeak of “preventative war” and dangerously provoking North Korea he wants to attack it … Continue reading Japanese and U.S. Citizens Lose When Their Governments Revise War History

The High-Quality of Life in Japan is Vastly Different from A Declining United States

The freedom I experience in Japan with its high-quality of life makes me realize how cheated my fellow citizens are as the United States slips into decline and chaos under President Donald Trump.  The mere fact that I can get on my bike and ride around Osaka and get anywhere I want quickly, rain or … Continue reading The High-Quality of Life in Japan is Vastly Different from A Declining United States