Tag: Events

Deliciously Evil Funnel Cake

During the summer there are many festivals, fairs, parties, and other fun events to attend. If you happen to run across the funnel cake, stay away! The funnel cake is evil. It is so yummy that you just can’t stay away. There is something about that fragrence in the air that just draws you in …

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Where Did She Put the Case of Beer?

New Zealander’s Sixth Grader’s Speech

Worried About Squirrels in Your Bird Feeder?

Obama was tricked

He did not intend to bow to the Saudi King. Check the photo closely!

Hey, Mister

A lady was telling her neighbor that she saw a man driving a pick-up truck down the interstate, and a dog was hanging onto the tail gate for dear life! She said if the pick-up truck driver hadn’t been going so fast in the other direction, she would have tried to stop him. A few …

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Mikey from American Chopper

Today I was walking down the street in Waikiki and I saw Mikey Tuttle from the t.v. show American Chopper. That was pretty cool, but unfortunately I didn’t get my camera out in time to take a photo. It was probably good that I didn’t take a photo anyway. I’m sure people like him get …

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Pavement Art

Another Thawte Notary 10 Points

Today I took a train for 1 hour to a little place called Tsutsujigaoka. This is in Tokyo, but it is probably a part of Tokyo that I would not normally go to. When I got there I was met by a nice German guy who works for a bank. We went to a coffee …

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Thawte Notary 10 Points

Today I took the train for about an hour and stopped at Kawasaki to meet a Japanese guy who worked at IBM. We filled out the necessary forms right there in the train station and then I had to fight rush hour traffic for an hour to get back home. That was my first time …

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Thawte Notary

I have recently embarked on a new venture and it is to obtain a Thawte web of trust notary status. In order to obtain this status I have to accumulate 100 points by meeting with different people face to face and filling out paperwork that verifies we met face to face and showing my identification …

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It’s Just a Catfish

This would be ‘all the catfish you can eat.’ Each year, a few people were drowning or disappearing mysteriously in Huadu, China’s Furong Reservoir. It was not until recently, when the son of a government official went swimming, in the reservoir and was drowned, that the secret was revealed. It is a 3 meter long …

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Gotemba Premium Outlets

Today I wanted to drive over toward Mount Fuji to see what it was looking like at this time of year. On the way over there I happened to notice some premium outlet stores at Gotemba and it looked like a good place to stop and look around. The outlet stores must be pretty popular …

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Happy New Year!

This year for New Year’s Eve, I decided to go to Shibuya, Tokyo. I went to a dance club called Womb. On the way to club Womb I passed a couple other clubs and there were lines out the door. This club seemed as though it was more low key as there was a door …

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Atlanta Burger King Sign

Proof that the Atlanta city school system works! This is an actual picture of a Burger King in Atlanta.

Amazon Store

The Kumachan Store on Amazon

When a Deer Comes Knocking

Who is knocking at my back door? I’m not sure who the source is, but interesting nonetheless.

Nightmare Renters

What do you mean I can’t get my rental deposit back?

Best Pumpkin

Interesting Cars

Yesterday I drove to Narita airport and after I parked my car I happened to notice a couple interesting cars in the parking lot, so I had to take a couple photos. The yellow car is called a smart car. It looks extremely small and compact. I think you may fit one comfortably and a …

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Who Said China is Polluted?

Cars

Python Catcher in Africa

Unexpected Visitor

A fawn followed this beagle home, right through the doggie door, in the Bittinger, MD area. The owner came home to find the visitor had made himself right at home.

Hungry at the Olympics

If you’re going to the olympics, be sure to bring your appetite. These are a few things you may be able to find.

Aloha Hawaii, Konnichiwa Japan

Well, there comes a time in everyone’s life where you come to a fork in the road on your path to the future. My road has came to that fork and I have chosen to move to Japan. For the past seven years Hawaii has been an o.k. place to live, but it wasn’t exactly …

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Take a Drop Guys!

There is a reason you don’t go into the weeds where it’s warm and wet looking for your golfball!

Kaneohe BayFest 2008 – 3 Doors Down

This year for BayFest 2008 some of the bands playing are 3 Doors Down, Live, Everclear, and some country singer. It’s not everyday that a southern rock band comes to Hawaii so it’s a great chance to go check out some real music, as opposed to this local style music, and rock things out a …

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4th of July in Hawaii

In Hawaii people don’t make as big of a deal about the Independence day of the United States, that is probably due to the large Asian population living in Hawaii. They seem to make a bigger deal out of New Year’s Eve than they do the 4th of July. So this year I went to …

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The New Mercedes Benz SCL600

Human Statue of Liberty 1918

The picture was taken in 1918. It is thousands of men preparing for war in a training camp at Camp Dodge in Iowa. A gift from some of our grandfathers.

Casa D’Ice Restaurant Signs

Casa D’Ice Restaurant is just 10 miles southeast of Pittsburgh in North Versailles, PA ). The owner changes the signs whenever he gets another idea…Or just wants to make a [political] statement and WOW! The only problem? He uses some pretty foul language to make his points.

A Little Something For Dog Lovers

That’s Gonna Leave a Mark!

Photos That Didn’t Make it into the Wedding Album

Upper Peninsula Moose

Not one, but two! Truly amazing! These animals were photographed just north of the Wisconsin border on a highway near Marenisco, Michigan. Once in awhile there is an opportunity to take in a piece of nature that you may never see. In these days of unrest and turmoil it is great to see that Mother …

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Happy Valentine’s Day

A puppy has been born in Japan with a large, clear, love-heart-shaped pattern in his coat. The Chihuahua was born in May as one of a litter to a breeder. Shop owner Emiko Sakurada said it was the first time a puppy with the marks had been born out of a thousand she had bred. …

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The “Middle Wife” by an Anonymous 2nd Grade Teacher

I’ve been teaching now for about fifteen years. I have two kids myself, but the best birth story I know is the one I saw in my own second grade classroom a few years back. When I was a kid, I loved show-and-tell. So I always have a few sessions with my students. It helps …

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Great Ads

Amazing Balloon Dresses

Senior Moment

Toyoda

Bumper Bowling

Today I played bumper bowling against a 4 year old kid. The 1st game I got lucky by getting a strike and I ended up beating him 100 to 86. The second game was more close of 99 to 87. The 3rd game however, I was behind the whole game. I could not hit that …

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Fishing at Pearl Harbor

Today my boy and I went fishing over by Pearl Harbor. We were there for 5 hours and didn‚Äö√Ñ√¥t officially catch anything. My boy had a fish on the line, but it was his 1st time reeling in a fish and he was reeling too slowly, so the fish got off. I had a bite …

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College Graduation

I finally graduated college with a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Software Engineering. It seems as though I was on the 10-year plan to obtain a 4-year degree. I swear the only people who go to school longer than me are doctors. Regardless, I switched between 4 different schools and changed degrees just as many …

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Hiking Experience in Kailua

Do you remember the stories that your grandfather probably told you about walking to school everyday, through the snow barefoot, uphill both ways? Well, today I have one of those stories, but it‚Äö√Ñ√¥s 100% true and it just happened to me, today. I thought it would be fun to go hiking with my son today …

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Christmas Trees Around the World

Rockefeller Center, New York The Capitol, Washington DC Trafalgar Square in London The Romer, Frankfurt’s City Hall Red, White and Blue [on display at an unknown location] Puerta del Sol in Madrid St. Peter’s Square in Rome Galeries Lafayette in Paris A chapel in Germany’s Karwendel mountains The largest Christmas tree in Europe [over 230 …

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The Most Beautiful Girl

‘She’s’ the Winner of Thailand’s Miss Transvestite 2005 contest

New Pharmacology

In Pharmacology, all drugs have two names, a trade name and generic name. For example, the trade name of Tylenol also has a generic name of Acetaminophen. Aleve is also called Naproxen. Amoxil is also call Amoxicillin and Advil is also called Ibuprofen. The FDA has been looking for a generic name for Viagra. After …

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Bond Set for Michael Moffatt Charged With Shooting Wife

(photo courtesy of The Kumachan) Michael Clinton Moffatt, charged at the beginning of the month with attempted murder, has been trying since then to get a judge to set bail, but until Tuesday had no luck. Following a hearing before Mobile County Circuit Judge Charles Graddick, a bail of $250,000 was ordered for the 15-year …

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