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August 2012

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“You Do This To Me”


You came and you changed my world. –MJ (Liberian Girl) 1) It’s two days until Michael Jackson’s birthday. When my friend BL told me it was his mother’s birthday on August 25th, I responded that it’d be Michael Jackson’s birthday on the 29th. His next words…

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To Beach: Beach, Beached, To Have Beached

Japan, Travel

Dear Friends, I promised myself when I returned from Shimoda’s Shirahama Beach that no day off, from then until the end of summer, would catch me not wearing a swimsuit. I have two days off, and I vowed to myself that at least one…

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Obon: To the Dearly Departed… The Joy of Life


Dearly beloved, We are gathered here today to get through this thing called life. Electric word life, it means forever, and that’s a mighty long time, but I’m here to tell you there’s something else… Prince (Let’s Go Crazy) In various parts of…