The Urinating Boy, and the weirdest volunteers ever…

At the north end of Platform 2 of the Hamamatsucho Station on the Yamanote line there is a statue/fountain that may be the strangest I have seen since I got to Japan.  I actually have no business at this station and never would have seen it, except for that another gaijin that I met recently … Continue reading The Urinating Boy, and the weirdest volunteers ever…

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All Hail King Neptune!

I couldn’t believe it.  I spent all day Sunday walking the boardwalk along Virginia Beach, and I missed it.  I walked from 20th Street to 6th Street and back to 25th Street before turning back and going to the car.  If only I had gone five more blocks (or, realistically, looked up from 25th) I … Continue reading All Hail King Neptune!