About me

Industry Publishing
Occupation I committed career suicide in 1999.
Location Denenchofu, Tokyo-to, Japan
Introduction I live in Japan: The only country on earth with four clearly distinct seasons.
Interests cycling, photography, history, economics, US Civil War, international affairs, politics, Japanese politics, Japanese history, US western history, Japanese language, Japan's economic system, outdoors, wilderness areas, wildlife, big game, archery, road bikes, bike racing, and more.
Favorite Movies Last of the Mohicans, There Will be Blood, Zatoichi, Sen to Chiharu ni Kami Kakuchi (千と千尋の神隠し), High Noon, Sweet and Lowdown, 12 O'clock High, Megane, Pork Chop Hill
Favorite Music Loreena McKennitt
Favorite Books The Enigma of Japanese Power, Koudelka: Gypsies, Color Correction, Henri Carier-Bresson: The Man the Image & the World, Cartels of the Mind, Japan Rising, A Sand County Almanac, The weight of the yen, Japan's Policy Trap, Bamboozled, Tokyo Underworld, Alexander Hamilton, Titan(bio of Rockefeller), Tokyo a Cultural and Literary History, Embracing Defeat, Japan Journals, Ansel Adams an Autobiography, 1776, Bank, Roads to Sata, Looking for the Lost, The Big Sky, IQ84, Blood and Thunder, Ride the Wind, Tecumseh, The Wilderness, and too many others to list.