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Odaiba, the Floating City
July 7, 2009 – 2:49 am | Comments

The building is rampant with large blue dog statues and plushes, giving the whole area a kind of comical air (but then, this feeling seems to float around Japan). The building has two observation decks: one on the 25th floor that is free, and one on the 26th that costs money to get to, which kind of seems like a flaw in the system to me, but either way, the view is pretty spectacular.

Beauty Before Age
July 1, 2009 – 11:39 pm | Comments

My boobs have shrunk & although I wish my “tush” had gotten bigger … alas it has not.

Harajuku Lovers
July 1, 2009 – 1:24 pm | Comments

There is a science to Japanese dressing; a careful composure to create an outfit that is cool and unique, but also conforms to the society’s style expectations. Maybe it stems from the honor code of the Samurai or the delicate layers of the Geisha kimono; but Japanese style seems to be in the genes.

A Letter for My Sisters
June 30, 2009 – 11:34 pm | Comments

For my sisters Sara and Danielle…

My 1st concert was the victory tour
June 27, 2009 – 12:35 am | Comments

The Victory Tour in 1984 was my first concert. I was a child & my mom took me out of school early so i could get ready. i wore my white poet shirt, my Michael Jackson glove necklace & a new pair of lee jeans.

Farewell to MJ
June 26, 2009 – 10:49 am | Comments

Michael Jackson died. I feel like those words should be weirder to write. I guess his life had become so tragic already - he was such a fallen hero - that this almost seems like a natural next step.

June 24, 2009 – 5:22 pm | Comments

I’ve been eating (and drinking) fresh coconut on a regular basis now and I have to admit: It’s heavenly! How did I manage to live twenty-four years without it?

Hello Japan.
June 24, 2009 – 11:27 am | Comments

Now, I am ready to return to where hundreds of thousands of gaijin (foreigners; the equivalent of “Gringo) have gone before-the Land of the Rising Sun, Godzilla, and PokeMon.