Mark’s Japan Journal

“(I went to Tokyo for a couple of days. I’l be posting excerpts from my journal here.) It’s 4am in Tokyo (noon LA time). I just went downstairs to call my wife. First, I had to get change for my... Read More

21/05/2004

Pen Talk

I use this… The simple, black Bic Clic. I’ve tried to write with fancy pens but the basic ones seem more pleasing 🙂 And the expensive ones aren’t any fun to chew on, I guess I’m very tactile and have... Read More

21/05/2004

Jay Pritzker Pavilion by Frank Gehry

Jay Pritzker Pavilion The centerpiece of Millennium Park is the Frank Gehry-designed Jay Pritzker Pavilion, the most sophisticated outdoor concert venue of its kind in the United States. Visible from Michigan Avenue and beyond, the Pavilion stands 120-feet high, with... Read More

21/05/2004

Lightning 101

“The time between seeing a lightning flash and hearing the thunder it produces is a rough guide to how far away the lightning was. Normally, thunder can be heard up to 10 miles from the lightning that makes it. Lightning... Read More

21/05/2004