Graduation Speech: The light of a firefly.

I gave this speech at my high school graduation in June 2008 at Friends Center Meeting House in Philadelphia¬† ___   The light of a firefly. We have known since September, June would come, and with it bring forth the fireflies. If a firefly could tell you what it has seen in its minute life then maybe we too would cease our parade toward completion, … Continue reading Graduation Speech: The light of a firefly.

Tokyo meets the International Super Hero

Tokyo meets the International Superhero Written in November 2005: Age 16 My father and I embarked on the journey together, our goal being to attend the wedding of my uncle to a woman of considerable youth in comparison to his gray hair. Even though my father and I departed and arrived together our paths in Japan would wind separate but similar paths. My father and … Continue reading Tokyo meets the International Super Hero