January 2023 Notes

Hey chief, let’s talk, why not?

Happy New Year

Huracán Ramírez

It’s the end of money. Everybody put your money in the fire.

Dr. Red Duke

The guy who “operated” on JFK basically went back out and told the authorities “that hombre’s dead, amigos”, and then went on to build Life Flight, and was a household name for years, going on TV, telling people to exercise instead of taking pills.

Dr. Red Duke
I’m Dr. Red Duke

The crickets and the rust-beetles scuttled among the nettles of the sage thicket. “Vámonos, amigos,” he whispered, and threw the busted leather flintcraw over the loose weave of the saddlecock.

80% opium, 20% sasparilla


Super Potato, Nagoya, Japan
Super Potato Nagoya

Gunpei Yokoi said “The Nintendo way of adapting technology is not to look for the state of the art but to utilize mature technology that can be mass-produced cheaply.” He articulated his philosophy of “Lateral Thinking of Withered Technology” (枯れた技術の水平思考, “Kareta Gijutsu no Suihei Shikō”)

Meikoya, Nagoya, Japan
Meikoya Nagoya

Gunpei Yokoi – Do these playworlds really need to be that photorealistic, I wonder? I actually consider it more of a minus if the graphics are too realistic. There’s a similar line of thinking in the entertainment world—using soft focus lenses when women are filmed, for instance. When that is done, each person can project their own conception of “beautiful” onto the woman being filmed, and everyone will see their own personal Venus.

beautiful woman

What do you look forward to most about our return to pre-industrial times? For me it’s dodging horse shit as I walk down the street to my job at the blacksmith.

we can use wooden tyres to avoid flats
and go back to the caves to avoid landlord

Rhymed Marathon with Parallelogram

cat looking at fish in a big jar

touch typing is the most in demand skill. i have a friend who makes $160k, he did a touch typing bootcamp.

I’m falling for the learn to type meme. What’s the best way to make money? Should I do Mavis Beacon or Typesy Typing?

I’ll withhold judgement until I hear the opinion of a white guy with glasses.

Ahh Jesus wept, I love it. Go trip the light fantastic, cut the rug for me, Jimmy!

Lift with your legs, not your back.

David Bowie with Jeff Beck – The Jean Genie – Hammersmith Odeon – London – 3rd July 1973

“the irradiation of positive energy of a person. Hence ‘funk’ in American jazz parlance can mean earthiness, a return to fundamentals”.

After reading the material Hyman had compiled for the book, Durante commented on it: “COLOSSAL, GIGANTIC, MAGNANIMOUS, and last but not first, AURORA BOREALIS.”

gradeschool folkway

Mount Nemrut in Southern Turkey

Proclus, Dardanus, Orpheus the Thracian, Gog the Grecian, Germa the Babylonian

Probably give them food or wine, but certainly not render unto them what is Caesars.

All the beauty of a bird without the sadness of a cage.

See what you can accomplish when there are no women around to distract you?

Kutchan Town Hokkaido, Eiji Ohashi

Notice the old guy shoveling snow. The youth are inside watching anime.

December 2022 Notes

You’re the least tubular person I know. You’re the definition of ungnarly.

Merry Christmas

Men forbidden to honour a king will instead honour millionaires, athletes, film-stars, even famous prostitutes or gangsters. Spiritual nature, like bodily nature, will be served. Deny it food and it will gobble poison.

Japanese Christian Kimono Mary Obi

The LORD does not see as man sees; for man looks at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart.

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Zapotec Mixtec Priest Warlord

The Zapotec and Mixtec inhabited land in the valley of Oaxaca in Mexico.

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Daikoku Sumiyoshiten, Nagoya, Japan, November 2022 Tachinomi Yakiton Daikoku Sumiyoshiten 立呑み 焼きとん 大黒 住吉店

Daikoku Sumiyoshiten
“When you think of standing drinking in Nagoya, you think of Daikoku.”
Our favorite styles are [standing drinking] and [close combat].

Hikari Food Service
Depending on the location and the shape of the store, there are some restaurants that are seated instead of standing, but I would like to stick to the small box style with an average of 10 tsubo. Our company slogan is “Innovate 10 tsubo.” I want to bring about such innovation.

Hida Express Train from Nagoya to Toyama

hoo roo auf wiedersehen have a good one take care cheers mate


She said when I left, stars fell from the sky over Yugoslavia, or something like that.

A jester speaks to a young Medieval boy in a surreal setting

Peace was always an option. The rejected one.

yaba やば
(n) archery range
brothel (covering up as an archery range)

my friend. there is too much roody poo in your images.

Delta sombrero, wide and grand
Sits atop a noble head

A Japanese telephone booth covered in snow

The world is just a barrel-organ which the Lord God turns Himself. We all have to dance to the tune which is already on the drum.

Everyone must play his part, even McGregor Umbongo.


Kaato tweets "I'm not dormant."

It was a typical night in Tokyo – until we got the call. Apparently, the President caused quite a ruckus at a sushi joint in Shibuya. Witnesses said he was shooting off fireworks in the bathroom like it was no big deal.

Hey Basically I’m just not gonna pay (I know…. UGH I know….. I’m SORRY!!!!!! It’s just that I’m not gonna pay my bills is all) HAHAHAHAHA

The Conversion of Saint Augustine

Saint Augustine states “You have made us for yourself, O Lord, and our heart is restless until it rests in you.”