Climbing Mt. Fuji

Last weekend, after a bit over half a year of living in Japan, the wife and I accomplished one of our long term goals, climbing Mt. Fuji. It was a unique once in a lifetime experience that left me with mixed feelings. Climbing Mt. Fuji managed to be a rewarding challenge and a bit of …

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Mount Fuji Winter Tour

    My adventures through Japan continued last Sunday when I decided to take one of the tours offered on base by the MWR. I went on the Mount Fuji Winter tour that took everybody to several temples and shrines at the base of Mt. Fuji. Mt. Fuji is one of Japans most visited place …

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Happy 240th Birthday Marine Corps

It was one of the greatest honors and a privilege getting to serve with the most baddass, dip spitting, ass kicking, freedom loving motherfuckers on this planet. No fighting force comes close. Semper Fidelis!

The Three Musketeers and Modern Fantasy

The Three Musketeers and Modern Fantasy Taking a break from my traditional fare of Fantasy and Science Fiction I decided to jump in and read through Alexandre Dumas' The Three Musketeers. For some reason I overlooked this novel in the past probably thinking that the plot was already spoiled due to all the spoofs and …

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