My Life in Vignettes

Descriptive stories of fleeting experiences that left a lasting impression on me.

2 min readJul 30, 2021
Photo by Patrick Tomasso on Unsplash

(New stories will be linked here as they are published)

They Wondered if Mom was The Queen of England (Published in The Memoirist) [setting: 1960s and 1970s]

Slow Train to Matsue (Published in The Memoirist) [setting: early 1960s]

Rest in Peace, Cedric Doggory (Published in The Memoirist) [setting: 2002]

They Wondered if She Was The Queen of England (Published in The Memoirist) [setting: 1960's-1970's]

Japanese Only: A chance encounter with a Kamikaze pilot who lived to tell his story (Published in Tell Your Story) [setting: 1985]

Day Trip to Ocracoke: In search of Shells and Buried Treasure (Published in Postcards From Around the World) [setting: 2021]

Whalesong (Published in Illumination) [setting: ca. 1982]

Singing “Old Black Joe” for the Emperor of Japan” (Published in Tell Your Story) [Setting: 1970]

Magic in Edinburgh [Setting: ca. 1990]

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Master Inventor and AI Architect. Grew up in Japan, World Traveler. Former Navy Linguist. Interests include Music, Writing, Tech, Travel, and a Better World.