One particular Christmas present that stood out for me was an assortment of Nanoblock sets from my wife that rekindled the lost engineer in me and retaught the glory following simple schematics.  What Nanoblocks are, quite simply, are microsized LEGO’s with kits ranging from the intense Neuschwanstein Castle to simple wildlife.  Manufactured in Japan by […]

Green Space in the Metroplex

Finding places to walk, hike, climb, outdoor exercise in general, can be a harrowing experience in the Tokyo Metroplex. This is especially true if you lived part of your life outside of urban centers – outside of Asia. You do need a bit of an imagination, the ability to cancel unwanted visual (and auditory) information […]