Rick Cogley Live - Welcome
Thanks for Visiting! This is “Rick Cogley Live”, my blog with short and more frequent posts about my interests.
I decided to blog this way and post links to my content, instead of supplying my content to social networks. Controlling your own content is inherently better than relinquishing control.
A blast from the past. We have been living in our new house for a month, and the three cats the neighbor who died had been feeding, are now visiting us in expectation. It made me think of this post.
At the Waseda University “Wasesai” festival on 4th Nov 2018, Akiko and I visited some club displays in the classrooms, to kill some time before our daughter’s concerts. One interesting one was the “Waseneko” circle. Here’s why it was cool:
I’m late to the party, but the Podcasts I listen to have been asking listeners to share their favorites on Social Media, so here goes.
Are you having trouble with the Strava Apple Watch app not picking up your heartrate or GPS data? Read on for one way to opt out of this buggy situation…
An idiot 19-year-old tourist from America was caught vandalizing store front shutters in Shibuya. Apparently…
Well of course Japan isn’t going to live up to its Health Ministry’s promises to “ban indoor smoking”. Let me rant a little:
Robert on Strava says he “just takes the stings and calls it free Vespa”, which is funny, but Asian Giant Hornets (Vespa mandarinia) in Japan are no joke. Read on to find out why:
Our daughter made her first purchase as an adult - a 50cc Honda Giorno (aka “Metropolitan” in some countries). She let me drive it, and I was smitten, so I bought my own. Read on to find out what I learned:
An article about sengun joshi in the Japan Times got my hackles raised. Here’s why:
Even the super-reliable “shinkansen” bullet train has a glitch sometimes. Here’s what happened…
Been super busy. It’s full-on rainy season or “tsuyu” and the hydrangeas are out (beautiful). Here’s what’s been up…