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  1. 9-20-18

    From what I've been reading, Japan is divided into regions, and the regions are divided into prefectures.

    From there, it gets confusing.

    I'm trying to figure out what Tokyo Metropolis is.

    I'm also reading about Japanese clans.

    There appears to be multiple definitions of "clan" in a Japanese context.

    There are yakuza clans. There are ninja clans. There are clans made up of people that, from what I can tell, are ...
  2. 9-19-18

    I've done more research on Japan during the last several days than I'd done in my entire life several days ago.

    Japan is also known as Nippon and Nihon.

    There is what is known as Tokyo Metropolis. If I understand correctly, it was formed in 1943.

    Japan is divided into prefectures. If I understand correctly, Tokyo Metropolis is one of them.

    Right now, I'm mostly doing research on Tokyo Metropolis.
  3. 9-15-18 (embarrassing typo fixed)

    Last I heard, one of my aunts and one of my cousins were on their way to Japan. They're probably there now.

    I'm going to have to interview them when they get back.

    Updated Sep 16th 2018 at 10:36 PM by gringo300 (Stated in title)

  4. 9-6-18

    Today, my grandmother is halfway through 94.

    I have to make some plans.

    I feel like I need to do longer gym sessions. The problem is, I tire out after an hour at the most. It's a struggle the whole time.

    I've been getting premade salads at the local Wal-Mart about every three days. For a long time, I wasn't getting near enough vegetables. I'm not sure that I am now.

    I've kind of been trying to cut down on the fast food hamburgers. I'm ...

    Updated Sep 7th 2018 at 12:22 AM by gringo300 (I think autocorrect did some INcorrecting... as it often does)

  5. The Significance of 70AD

    A friend wrote this...

    Morning adelphoi,

    “True or false?” I asked. Obviously, I think the quote below is true. It is from the book In the Days of These Kings by Jay Rogers. I was thinking of trying to weasel it into one of my A Basic Outline of the Book of Revelation eletters. But then I have to remember my point in those letters is to keep things “basic” the opposite of “specific”. As the saying goes, I do not want lose sight of the forest, that Revelation ...