Southern Gusts of Wind

The wind blows strong from the south. The train hitches a ride upon the gusts and makes a stop at our apartment window. Scents of the south Pacific waft our way and with it comes the humidity and heat. Summer has arrived. The rainy season has ended. We will see relief when August and September have run their course. Then all will be cool again, with red maple leaves and wedding bells. Ssshh. Hear comes the wind again. I think I hear Nebraska.

Taking Advantage of the Bad Weather

Typhoon number 4 just passed through Tokyo and the rest of Japan. More damage and raining occurred in Kyushyu. It definitely weakened by the time it reached Tokyo. Today we saw some light rains and moderate winds, but only early in the morning and late yesterday. Yesterday went to see the large waves generated by the storm down in Chigasaki. Amidst the pelting rain the waves were an awesome site to look at. Certainly bigger than what you would normally see down there. A few barrels even formed on the larger waves. A small group of surfers were braving the elements and catching a wave here and there. Today took… Continue reading Taking Advantage of the Bad Weather