Going to get some sleep soon. Yes, it’s early.
Now very full of 水餃子 and other treats we spent all day eating.
Ready to sleep …
Getting ready to sleep. Nine days off begin tomorrow. (Or have already begun, I guess.)
Done done done. Leaving the office for the last time in 2008.
Heading home soon. Merry Christmas Eve!
Work work work. It’s cool outside but I wandered over to Ginza and bought champagne anyway. Mmmm bubbly.
Drinking wine from Hokkaido. It’s better than it sounds.
Ready for the lunchtime walk. Buying some Christmas gifts today!
Back home! I ate dinner. It was good. Next on the agenda: a futon
Lunchtime! What to eat, where to go …
Home from the party and ready to sleep. One more day of work before the weekend …
Now leaving the office to go to the company bonenkai.
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My university roommate, interviewed on the .gov report on what’s been spent in Iraq, how.
Wrapping up a translation on a recently rediscovered citrus species in Kyushu.
Back from a walk to Quiznos in Ginza
Translating a text on native Japanese citrus fruits.
Meeting over. Now to finish up a short translation and get ready to head back home.
Time to put on a suit and tie. Editorial board meeting, zzzzzz.
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My old college roommate teams up with a NYT reporter to write about the judicious approach to spending American taxpayers’ money in rebuilding Iraq.
Printing New Year cards for the folks at http://enchante.jp/
Just video-chatted with the parents. Sakura was silent the whole time.
Back from a walk and lunch at the local Chinese greasy spoon. (Greasy chopstick?)
Now translating an essay on modern shifts in Japanese religiosity.
On the Chuo Line home, correcting papers.
Time to crash soon. Now watching some nighttime TV for the first time in along time.
Hanging out in Apple Store Ginza
Lunch plan: walk to Ginza, see Apple Store, eat Subway sandwiches
Back from lunch. Indian food = tremendous victory for tastebuds.
At the office. Mmmm, Monday, Wait, no, graahhh, Monday.
Heading out to Shinjuku in the rain. Bleargh.
Now translating lit reviews for _Japanese Book News_
At home, fed, bathed. If I were a beer-drinking man this would be the time for one.
Heading out for lunch and a walk. Great weather, great foliage!
Translating unsuccessfully. Time to wash the dishes, maybe check the JPY/GBP rate, then go to bed. Wild times in Koganei.
http://ping.fm/wNQL3 is a huge help to me right now.
Still working on that translation. Now I am giving serious thought to lunch, though.
Translating a piece on young Internet users in China and Japan
Happy December! Sakura is eating yogurt and a muffin and mom is still sleeping.