What planet are you from?

One day during my second month in Japan I was waiting for my turn at the doctor’s. A mother with a very young child, I guess just a few months old, entered. When the little boy noticed me, his eyes became very wide and round, and for minutes he didn’t look away. The mother seemedContinue reading “What planet are you from?”

After Earthquake Notice

I’m sure you know that we had the strongest earthquake in (recorded) Japanese history on Friday. I was in the lab when it happened. Minutes of really strong shaking – I can’t come up with a comparison for people who don’t have experience with earthquakes. Afterwards the lab looked like a battlefield, but no-one wasContinue reading “After Earthquake Notice”