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Vernie JefferiesApr. 29, 2016 - 05:55PM JST
You are so right about that strong wind today. Good luck keeping those poles straight up in position.
Posted in: Gone fishing
Vernie JefferiesApr. 25, 2016 - 07:39PM JST
This logo is so ugly that nobody will ever claim copyright infringement. Oh well, at least they save money on color ink. I was pulling for Selection B first, and Selection D second.
Posted in: Organizers opt for harmony in new Tokyo 2020 Olympic logo
Vernie JefferiesApr. 23, 2016 - 05:40PM JST
That was a scary video watching the bridge fall with those traveling cars being so close to it. I can't imagine my heart rate if I was there during that time.
Vernie JefferiesApr. 22, 2016 - 06:25PM JST
They had a lot of sales with the number of deaths in the entertainment industry so far in 2016, and it's only April.
Posted in: Memories of Prince
Vernie JefferiesApr. 22, 2016 - 04:53PM JST
He was such an amazing and talented musician, song writer, and stage performer. In my opinion, he was the top entertainer of my generation with no disrespect to any other performers. Prince was just the total package all-in-one. My first concert that I witnessed from Prince was the "1999 Tour" back in 1983 in my hometown, two months before my high school graduation. It was Vanity 6 (unfortunately she just passed away a few months ago), The Time, and Prince all in the same show. Even today of all the concerts I ever attended over the years, that show was the loudest. They really blasted those speakers.
Posted in: Musician Prince dies at his Minnesota home at 57
Vernie JefferiesApr. 22, 2016 - 12:49AM JST
Now when I walk by a 7-Eleven here in Tokyo, I get a little chuckle.
Posted in: Most Japanese firms say Trump presidency would hurt trade ties, security aliance: poll
Vernie JefferiesApr. 19, 2016 - 02:40PM JST
When I mentioned the Osprey in an article yesterday, someone told me it was a dead issue. Really? I didn't think so.
Vernie JefferiesApr. 18, 2016 - 06:47PM JST
I am watching them use the Ospreys for support on the news. I doubt if you will see any protesters on this matter.
Posted in: U.S. help arrives
Vernie JefferiesApr. 18, 2016 - 05:33AM JST
Did they reopen the Shinkasen to Kumamoto yet? It might not be a good idea to travel to the region at this time. Much help is needed for the locals there without adding stranded tourists to the bunch.
Posted in: Quake breaches historic walls of 400-year-old Kumamoto Castle
Vernie JefferiesApr. 18, 2016 - 04:56AM JST
Facebook does have a useful tool for disasters. All of my friends living in that area did mark themselves as safe from the quake except for last friend who lives very near the epicenter. I waited all night until she finally contacted me. Her phone went dead, and I was so relieved to hear from her.
Posted in: Social media offer comfort, confusion in quake aftermath
Vernie JefferiesApr. 17, 2016 - 02:14AM JST
For the people who is complaining about the numbers of bad actors in the film, this would be a great opportunity watch Godzilla kill about 300 of them. You should be first in line. It might be fun.
Posted in: Upcoming Godzilla movie to feature largest cast in Japanese film history
Vernie JefferiesApr. 15, 2016 - 05:22PM JST
Most people don't realize that grown male chimpanzees are very strong and more dangerous than gorillas. They are known to attack humans and will maul you if you get too close. The guy in the bucket was lucky that Chacha didn't leap on him and bite his face off. I assume those spectators on the ground didn't understand they were around a such a dangerous animal. They are lovable and cute when they are young, but dealing with an adult chimpanzee is a whole different situation.
Posted in: Chimp flees Sendai zoo; caught after falling from power pole
Vernie JefferiesApr. 15, 2016 - 05:27AM JST
Even after 5 am, and they are still getting strong aftershocks. Just wow. I can't imagine it.
Posted in: Strong quake hits Kyushu region, collapsing walls, houses
Vernie JefferiesApr. 14, 2016 - 11:08PM JST
Nobody is sick of Superhero movies yet, because they are still making billions. Plus they release only 4 to 6 per year, compared to the other 100 films you have the opportunity to enjoy. They still make dramas, comedies, SciFi, Horror, and Action.
Posted in: Ben Affleck to direct, star in next Batman movie
Vernie JefferiesApr. 14, 2016 - 10:51PM JST
I never seen so many aftershocks being reported. I thought they were repeating the same message, until I saw the revision of the new time. It's very scary in Western part of Japan. I'm worried about Mt. Aso near Kumamoto. It's an active volcano, and I have many friends in that region.
Vernie JefferiesApr. 13, 2016 - 07:14PM JST
It's legal and they have events almost every weekend, but you need to have driver license to operate them.
Posted in: Jump in my car
Vernie JefferiesApr. 13, 2016 - 07:09PM JST
Scoobydoo, who drive cars to drop-off and pick-up their kids from daycare. Most times I see the mothers on mamachari, and those bicycles doesn't make much noise or traffic.
Posted in: Plans for daycare center scrapped after residents complain of possible noise
Vernie JefferiesApr. 11, 2016 - 03:08PM JST
I'm still picking my jaw off the floor from that hole-in-one shot on the 16th by Louis Oosthuizen.
Posted in: Willett wins Masters after Spieth falls apart
Vernie JefferiesApr. 07, 2016 - 05:52PM JST
I was also there yesterday enjoying a nice boat ride in the moat, and last night was the last evening of their Illumination event. It was the best day to be there, because it was the only clear day to enjoy the Sakura. Here are the videos I made.
Posted in: Bright night
Vernie JefferiesApr. 05, 2016 - 05:58PM JST
Carl's Jr. opened up a month ago in Akihabara.
Posted in: McDonald’s Japan unleashing Giga Big Mac, with 2.8 times the beef of a regular Big Mac
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May. 04, 2016 - 10:33PM JST
Seriously... Hillary and Trump.....just where has America come to?
LoL. That's kinda' how I felt when…
Posted in: Cruz drops out of GOP race after Indiana loss to Trump
May. 04, 2016 - 10:28PM JST
Donnie - interesting nom de provocateurisme. What's the first rule again?
Abe is doing the right…
Posted in: Japan, France to strengthen anti-terror cooperation
3/4 of Yellow tail or Buri sold in japan are from fish farms, 2/3 of…
Posted in: Is banning international trade in such endangered fish species as bluefin tuna the most effective way to protect marine resources?
May. 04, 2016 - 10:26PM JST
What excuse does Hillary have for losing Indiana to Bernie 53% to 47%?
Good point Serrano.…
Posted in: Trump dashes Cruz's hopes in Indiana; Sanders-Clinton close
May. 04, 2016 - 10:24PM JST
If you want to accept the results of elections that numerous Japanese courts have deemed to…
Posted in: Over 700 people sue gov't over new security laws
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