February 28, 2007

february 28

3 of my favorite students graduated today, i will never see them again. makes me kind of sad. one nervously shook my hand, possible his first hand shake ever.

February 27, 2007

february 27

today i was in a fitting room and saw this sign. do note that i am in japan, and the english text is first. also know that it is common for english to come first on much print. bus routes, store names, various packaged products........ and finally note what a high standard of costumer service this is compared to other countries.....you know which one im talking about!

February 26, 2007

february 26

today im listening to a live arcade fire show from New York's Judson Memorial Church. its really great. they play the opening track WAKE UP from with in the audience, such a nice way to connect to your fans. listen to the whole show HERE


February 25, 2007

february 25

i just got the Amelie Kubrick Set. 60 mm traveling gnome included. quite the pair.


February 24, 2007

february 24

here is a photo of my neighborhood at night from my balcony.

see the full size image HERE

February 23, 2007

february 23

i met a glass blower tonight. here is a photo of him making me amber earrings

February 22, 2007

february 22

i just read a letter to the editor from an american news paper and was saddened by the selfish ignorance of this women. it hurts to know that her misinterpreted ideals represent a portion of american views and values.

February 21, 2007

february 21

today i finished a gorgeous book by james salter. he really pins down pain, joy, freedom, love and adventure.

February 20, 2007

february 20

today i rode my bike to work. round trip about 15 miles. it was a great day to be on a bike. it was one of the first real japanese spring days. cool in the shade, warm in the sun.

February 19, 2007

february 19

had an amzing chai today after lunch. did some reading. took a nice walk.

February 18, 2007

february 18

it was not raining today, for the first time is about a week. i went for a bike ride, and cleaned my apartment, and did laundry.

see the full size image HERE

February 17, 2007

february 17

didnt do much today. listened to the my brightest diamond remix album "tear it down" twice, back to back. went out with my friend kana

February 16, 2007

february 16

Today I bought a new series 13 bearbrick. It’s the most common, but highly "Koons". He rode the bus to work with me.

February 15, 2007

february 15

Today I went out with my friend Tomo. I have not seen him in a few months. He noticed that I lost weight. That made me sad.
we saw some heads in a bag.

February 14, 2007

february 14

Today I made a chair from the wire and cap on a bottle of moet champagne.

see the full size image HERE

February 13, 2007

february 13

Today is rainy, I don’t like rainy days. It makes my feet wet. I want to stay inside.

February 12, 2007

february 12

Today is my friends 23rd birthday. We went to a giant arcade. Then dinner. I gave her a sponge bob Pez dispenser.

February 11, 2007

february 11

today i received my new digital camera in the mail. i look forward to taking nice photos. i shall share them, in this very space.

february 10

kind of worked all day. its been a year of working saturdays, and i still dont like it.

February 9, 2007

february 9

today i went to a lantern festival in an old town north of kumamoto. spent the afternoon on the banks of a beautiful river.