Category: CrossCurrents

I’ll Never Forget Harry

The best sessions must have been from around 2000 to 2005 or so when Harry was still in good health and had the energy to plan and execute the programs as he wished with the help of assistants who were happy to volunteer, I’m sure, inspired by Harry’s personality and work.

Wonderful Characters Who Taught Me Important Things

Generosity toward friends, family and anyone else was what I learned from G.T. another unforgettable friend from my university days in Tokyo in the early sixties. I cannot count the number of nights I spent in his rooming house near the campus or his parents’ home in Yokohama after bouts of heavy drinking. As he was born of Hawaiian Japanese American parents, who grew up in Japan, we had many things to share, talk about.

Why I Like Michael J. Fox Even More

I’ve always liked actor Michael J. Fox, from long before I moved here from Singapore back in 1997, because of his personality that I perceived in his TV sitcom (Family Ties 1982-89) and movies (e.g. Back to the Future trilogy 1985-90) characters. There was this savvy but personable air about him that I found particularly engaging.