About

“To invent your own Life’s meaning is not easy, but it’s still allowed, and I think you’ll be happier for the trouble.”  – Bill Watterson

 

This is a personal account of the quest against the pressures; a return to the source energy that I felt so connected to as a child. Our adventure begins: in Japan.

 

 

IMPOSSIBLE LIST

  • Skill Attainment
    • “Secret Project” a.k.a. The Enlightenment of E.C.M.B.
      • Writing
      • Editing
      • Publishing
    • Take an online course in Screenwriting
    • Read a book on Sales/Marketing
    • Improv 101
  • Work
    • 10,000 Hour Writing Challenge
    • Publish more than 10 articles on Gaijin Pot
    • Next “Secret Project”
      • Writing
      • Editing
      • Publishing
    • Get into the Writer’s Room
  • Lifestyle
    • Add a new dish to repertoire
    • Be more self-aware, in touch with the Universe (ongoing)
    • Be decisive, and reduce time spent thinking on minor things (ongoing)
    • Move to Tokyo
    • Move to Melbourne
  • Travel
    • Countries
      • Japan
      • Canada
      • Australia
    • See more of Japan
      • Visited Saitama for the first time
      • Drove through the Ibaraki countryside to Mito
      • Went to JAXA
      • Climbed Mt. Tsukuba
      • Day trip to Yokohama
      • Snowboarding in Nagano
      • Snowboarding in Niigata
      • That weird part known as Nishitokyo
      • Kyoto
      • Osaka
    • Travel to all 50 states (40 to go)
    • Go snowboarding every winter
      • Winter 2014-15
      • Winter 2015-16
      • Winter 2016-17
  • Fitness + Athletics
    • Run a half marathon
    • Work that core
  • Fun Goals
    • Space Travel
    • Be able to control speed, turning, and balancing on a snowboard (almost there)
    • Become well acquainted  with a woman who is also interested in doing the dance known as the relationship.
      • Head back out on the dancefloor and find a new partner
    • Go skydiving
    • Read Books
      • How to Win Friends & Influence People
      • The Number Devil
      • 1984
      • The Golden Compass
      • 2312
      • Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World
      • Hollywood Assistant’s Handbook
      • Story
      • Foundation
      • Foundation and Empire
      • Second Foundation
      • Mastery
      • Macbeth
      • Writing for Television in Australia
      • Harry Potter and Sorcerer’s Stone
    • Get 10,000 hits on Tales of a Ronin
      • Get 1,000 hits
      • Get 2,000 hits
      • Get 3,000 hits
      • Get 4,000 hits
      • Get 5,000 hits

 

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