Vote in general election

I voted in general election and Tokyo governor.

When I arrived at the poll, many people was standing on a line. It's first time to see such a long line.

Extraction teeth

Lily went to VET for a medical care of bad teeth.

She had operation and two bad teeth were extracted.

She got very tired because she needed a general anesthesia.


China town again

At the Yohohama marathon party my wife couldn't attend the party as she also caught a cold on these days.

On the next Saturday, her very old friend was coming to Yokohama to attend her nephew's wedding ceremony from Toyama prefecture, so we went to see her to Yokohama.

After meeting her, I went to the china town again with my wife.

Now she could enjoy the Chinese foods.

Hamamatsu gyoza

I had a business trip to Hamamatsu.
After the work we went to a famous Hamamatsu gyoza restaurant Mutsugiku.

Sorry, no photo of the gyoza but an Origami paper craft I found in the restaurant.

Yokohama marathon and a party

There was a Yokohama marathon.
We planed to run together with friends in Stanford era.

But I gave up on the day because of my heavy cold. Others run and finished.

After the marathon we went to china town and had an year end party.

Frozen beer

One of the famous drink menu of the restaurant is the frozen beer.

Yes, it was true that the hop on the top was really frozen but bitter!

High school alumni party

I had a high school alumni party at Yokohama.

It was extremely good night view from the restaurant.


Christmas tree in Yokohama

There was a Christmas tree In front of Yokohama Sogo.
How tall?


Still red leaves

It's winter but there are still colored leaves in Tokyo.

Christmas season

Christmas season is coming.


Flying over cloud

It was heavy rain on the ground but was clear over the sky.

Flight back from Kanazawa to Tokyo.


Rural landscape in Komatsu

A rural landscape in Komatsu, a near city from Kanazawa.

Lunch at Hakuchoro hotel

We had a lunch at the Hakuchoro Hotel in Kanazawa.

It has a nice garden in it.

View of Kanazawa city from sky hotel

It is a good vies of Kanazawa city from the Kanazawa Sky Hotel.

Koubako crab

It is a crab called Koubako, which is very special in Kanazawa.

It goes with Japanese sake very much.

Izakaya in Kanazawa

We went to izakaya Yumeri in Kanazawa.

Good japanese style food and drink.


Lily in a VET

Lily has a bad teeth and went to a VET.

She needs a scaling next week.



Gongon popo

It's a restaurant's name.
The restaurant is a casual Chinese.

The logo of the brand is interesting.


Kaisen donburi

A rice served in a bowl with sashimi on it.

Kaisen means fresh sea food.
Donburi or in short "don" is a rice bowl.

A popular menu at Omicho-ichiba market in Kanazawa.



This is one of my favorite brand of Japanese sake in Kanazawa.

Tengu is an imaginary red-faced human figure. Mai means dance.
That is, a dancing Tengu.


Kanazawa in a fall

The color of leaves are turning to red and yellow.

At the Kanazawa station, from Miyako hotel.


Falling snow?

Is it a snow in a building?

Of course not.
It's an illumination in the big bird (Haneda airport)

Xmas tree in haneda airport

What a beautiful and giant christmas tree!

It is built at a lounge in Haneda airport, a big bird.


Going US

I am going to US on business.
Goodbye JP for a while.


Bud's farewell party

Bud, my friend, is going to finish his long stay in Japan and will back to U.S.
He will back to the head office of the company.

Many friends of his Stanford era gathered to his house and enjoyed gyoza party.
(Masaki and Lily)

Lily did together.


Men's talk

We had a men's talk with Bud at Waseda area.
With Bud's friend, Jeff and Tomoe.

The talk was in English for hours.
It was almost the English-Japanese exchange meeting.


Lost in thought

Lily was lost in her thought in the morning.

Under the blue sky.


Good wine

Robert Craig 2005
A wine of NAPA California.

My friend present me and it was sooo good.

I love it!


Post from blogger

I'm trying to switch my blog app from blogpresslite to blogger.

How is the new one?


Goodbye Amsterdam

Good bye Amsterdam, it was a wonderful trip.

The hotel was good.

Beers were also good.
Especially Heineken was perfect.



We went to Brasserie Bark.

It is expensive but all foods are very good.

Never forget to order mussels first!

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Albert Heijn

Albert Heijn is a large supermarket in Amsterdam.

I can buy any foods, drinks, and groceries.

I can also buy souvenirs at Albert Heijn "XL" hypermarket.

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Happy birthday

It's my birthday!

Many thanks to my family and good friends.

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Love grapefruits

I love grapefruits!
Especially the muscat on the right one was marvelous!

I love anywhere fruits are sweet and inexpensive!

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Symbols of Amsterdam

Classical and historical buildings, blue trams, and bikes.

All are symbols of Amsterdam.

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Schiphol airport

Arrived at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam.


I wonder why those contrails are crossing.

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