Dennis A. Amith

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The One About My Organic Vegetable Garden (60 Days Later)

Having grown them in small containers back in January and having them grow through January and February under grow lights, a few I started transplanting at the end of February and the majority in March. On day 36, I started to transplant more vegetables as you can see above. By day 60 (today), you can see amazing growth.  For example, with my black cherry tomatoes and momotaro tomatoes, on day 34 they looked like this: […]

The One about SKE48 Cafe & Shop with AKB48 in Nagoya

Back in 2015, I wrote about my experience at AKB48 Cafe & Shop in Akihabara. For those not familiar with AKB48, AKB48 is an idol group that began in Akihabara is one of the most successful idol pop groups in Japan. Since 2012, nearly every CD single released, has achieved over a million copies sold. Fans buying dozens to hundreds of CD singles for voting tickets, handshake tickets or two-shot tickets. And while only so […]

The One about Sakanaya Oasis 21 in Nagoya

For those who happen to be visiting the Oasis 21 shopping district in Nagoya, and are craving seafood, will want to check out Sakanaya Oasis 21. I went with my friend Hiroshi to check out the place and we never heard of the place before but we figured, let’s give the place a try.  Also, he was insistent that because we were in Nagoya, I had to eat “Misokatsu” (tonkatsu eaten with hatchomiso sauce). Because […]

The One about Shibamata Taishakuten in Katsushika

Located in Katsushika, Tokyo, Japan is Shibamata Taishakuten, which was founded back in 1629. While Katsushika is known for Tora-san, not far from Shibamata Station, Shibamata Taishakuten is a Buddhist Temple that will catch your attention and really sticks out because of its wooden appearance and structures. The first picture features the Nitenmon Gate that was constructed back in 1896.  Under the gate, statues of Zocho-ten and Komoku-ten which are the temple’s guardians. Dai-Shoro is […]

The One about My Comic Book Journey

For those who know me well, they know I read a lot. It has always been that way, as a child and as an adult, I can easily say that I read more books that I watch television. And while my library consists of many art books, graphic design, business, travel, cinema, etc.  The books that I enjoy are comic books. While I haven’t purchased a comic book since my college years, with the popularity […]