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Fukuoka City and Kitakyushu City

There are two big cities in the northern part of this Kyushu Island; one is Fukuoka City where I live now, and the other is Kitakyushu City where I grew up. 417 more words

Free Writing

WPA Michigan - Ahead of Its Time in 1941

I found myself reading the Detroit section of the WPA Michigan A Guide to the Wolverine State. Of course I never vacation in Michigan without it! 391 more words

Books I Keep

Review: Factory Town by Jon Bassoff

About Factory Town

Russell Carver, an enigmatic and tortured man in search of a young girl gone missing, has come to Factory Town, a post-industrial wasteland of abandoned buildings, crumbling asphalt, deadly characters, hidden secrets and unspeakable depravity. 689 more words


Review of The Jeeptown Sock Hop by John Harrigan

I didn’t grow up in the 50’s, but this book really seems to put you in that time and place.

The town seemed bigger then – and much more prosperous. 

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The Cities Where Things Are Born

Your sneakers.

The plastic spoon that came with your soup.

The zipper in your pants.

All the stuff at the dollar store.

Your smartphone.

Just about everything advertised in magazines. 677 more words


Factory Town with Hungry Architecture

Just your run of the mill factory town, with exception to the smiling, speckled buildings that might eat you, like malicious Fleischer Brothers inventions.