I really liked the format of my last post. The use of separators gave it a flow that I haven’t yet been able to achieve in any other way, and I intend on continuing to do that. The other day, the smoke alarms in an apartment in my building started
One of the more frustrating things about Japanese to a beginner is the multiple levels of politeness. At first glance they seem completely foreign, but I really don’t think they are. It’s baked into English as well, it’s just not so much a grammatical construct as a manner of speaking.
One thing that many people don’t know about me is that I’m fairly competent on the piano. As with Japanese, I am only now learning exactly how much I don’t know in that discipline, but I can hold my own. If I really want to learn a piece, even if it’s
I am a reasonably accomplished early-40s man. I can play the piano reasonably competently. I know how to program in quite a few programming languages. I became an expert at the Linux operating system. I have studied, to varying degrees, math and electronics, and I consider myself to be of