–BEER–

"Watch and Beer" Cedar Park, 2018
Photo info: FUJIFILM X100T, 23mm, f/3.6, 1/90 sec, ISO6400
“Watch and Beer” Cedar Park, 2018

こんばんは。 How’s it going?

Tonight’s photo is of my Japanese watch (made in Malaysia) and Japanese beer (brewed in Canada). What I thought was funny was the tiny “–BEER–”text on the bottom of the can labeling. Why is it there? Is it a regulatory requirement? Who knows?

またね~

Beer, Gumbo, and Dorama

"Refreshing" Cedar Park, 2017
Photo info: FUJIFILM X100T, 23mm, f/3.2, 1/125 sec, ISO5000
“Refreshing” Cedar Park, 2017

こんばんは。How’s it going?

This evening was filled with tasty treats. Actually, just two but they were excellent. First, Mariko surprised me with the Yebisu beer which she had brought back in her suitcase all the way from Japan. So cold and refreshing! ❤️🍺

Next up, we made a big pot of gumbo for dinner. Mariko did most of the work, while I just literally stirred the pot. And of course, I am on dish duty, which I am happy to do! It’s a small price to pay for getting to eat like a king. 😊

"Gumbo" Cedar Park, 2017
Photo info: FUJIFILM X100T, 23mm, f/4, 1/125 sec, ISO4000
“Gumbo” Cedar Park, 2017

After dinner, I watched a couple of Japanese tv shows. The first was “Kaettekita Ie Uru Onna / 帰ってきた家売るオンナ”, which is a 1.5 hour special follow-up to the 2016 series, “Iie Uru Onna / 家売るオンナ”. I really enjoyed the original series (Kitagawa Keiko is a favorite of mine) so was happy to see the continuation of the story. There wasn’t anything groundbreaking… was just like a long episode. But it was fun nonetheless.

And I just started watching “Tsubaki Stationery Store / ツバキ文具店”. It’s about a young woman who takes over the family store after her grandmother’s death. The main business of the shop is ghostwriting letters for people. I’m only one episode in, but so far it’s very interesting. Can’t wait to watch the rest of the series.

I hope you had a nice Thursday!

おやすみ

Pasta and Beer

"Sardine Pasta" Cedar Park, 2017
Photo info: FUJIFILM X100T, 23mm, f/4.5, 1/60 sec, ISO3200
“Sardine Pasta” Cedar Park, 2017

🍴🍺

"Glass of Gold" Cedar Park, 2017
Photo info: FUJIFILM X100T, 23mm, f/2.8, 1/100 sec, ISO800
“Glass of Gold” Cedar Park, 2017

Dinner Out

"Adult Beverage" Austin, 2017
Photo info: FUJIFILM X100T, 23mm, f/3.6, 1/80 sec, ISO6400
“Adult Beverage” Austin, 2017

こんばんは。Well, to wind down the weekend, a cold beer hits the spot, doesn’t it? And to accompany the icy Asahi, we had a bunch of delicious sushi! 🍣 Or should that be the other way around? I guess it depends on your mood. 😆

"Dinner Out" Austin, 2017
Photo info: FUJIFILM X100T, 23mm, f/2.8, 1/30 sec, ISO3200
“Dinner Out” Austin, 2017

I hope you had a nice Sunday!

またね~