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No longer the 'split girl'
This past week brought a much anticipated breakthrough for me. I have a new trick in the show!
In the trapeze nomenclature the term 'split girl' refers to the lowest level flyer in the troupe, almost always a female, who is hired because she is able to perform the most rudimentary trick in trapeze, the split. If likened to standard business practices it is an 'assistant' position. A great many female flyers start out ...
... on the grill in your table. It's pretty fun and yummy. We stopped for a quick drink at a cute little bar in town where I saw that they had a magazine that is made in Portland called Kinfolk. As we were browsing through it, we saw our friend Greg Hennis featured in one of the pictures. Small world!
On Saturday, we ventured back to Tokyo but again the weather was really hot. I ...
... which sounds wild, but actually is not at all. It is a very large and beautiful park with trails, gardens, play areas, BBQs and even a cute little train that takes you all around. We opted for the train and that way we got to see the whole park. Like most days they were here, I had to leave early from whatever we were doing to go back to work. So, I left them at the park and headed home.
On Tuesday, we went to old town Kawagoe, which I've talked about before. ...
And so, my second city is drawing to a close. I've enjoyed Ota most for the time I've had to explore the area via bicycle. Once we got through the first 10 days, our schedule became quite easy, with one show and practice on weekdays, and three shows each weekend day. This left me with plenty of time to explore. As I mentioned before, the area to the north of Ota is mountainous. This has made for some very beautiful (and also challenging) rides. ...
... runny, but No, No, No. The Japanese people wanted to follow the recipe EXACTLY, so if it meant cooking for 10 minutes, there was no way they were going to cook it for more or less than that. And if I suggested that it needed more water, they went back to the recipe to show me that no, they had put in the correct amount of water. I was polite, but inside I wanted to scream "I know I wrote that, but it was only a suggestion and your chile looks like toothpaste and how ...