Fly through Friday

Digging this liquid drum and bass mix.  I’ve had my head in a spreadsheet for hours but this is helping!

My cat Confucius passed away

Last Saturday I had to make the awful decision to put my cat Confucius down.  :(  It didn’t come easily as she had been my pet for 20 years. Continue Reading →

The magical shape-shifting Tanuki

Saw these in Japan.  Was instantly hooked on the awesomeness of Tanuki.

tanuki is reputed to be mischievous and jolly, a master of disguise and shapeshifting, but somewhat gullible and absentminded.

“Realizing that you’re not really sure what “home” is anymore, because even though this is technically where you come from, you’re not sure you fit into the shape of the puzzle piece that you left behind. In a lot of ways, your time abroad felt much more like home, and maybe you won’t ever really feel settled until you can actually call it that — even if you’re all too familiar with how difficult immigration is. Being where you belong, maybe not today but someday, is something you’re willing to work for.”