Tuesday, September 17, 2013

"August Heat and Tourists Everywhere"

August 21st, 2013 (水) Osaki
Out and about in central Tokyo in August.  Tourists everywhere, train stations very busy, and everything is imbued with the feeling of people traveling about outside their usual routines.  I got back onto the train system just in time to miss a thundershower, went across town, and now I'm sitting in an air-conditioned space with office workers - away from the tourist routes.  The high humidity and heat of the past couple of weeks has me feeling deeply grateful for air conditioning.  I get out into the heat, and immediately I start thinking, "Okay... this is uncomfortably hot.  Now what air conditioned space can I get into to escape the heat..."  I don't think I've ever liked air-conditioning quite so much in my whole life.

Didn't get enough sleep last night... now I'm having trouble staying awake.

Lyle (Hiroshi) Saxon

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