Sunday night was no different, although I noticed the interval between voiding lengthened by just a few minutes. I felt rested this morning, but ever so slightly, barely escaping notice. Continue reading
Now more than ever, the evidence is stacking toward an indisputable fact that I may have become diabetic. Crazy. I haven’t had an uninterrupted sleep for the past three weeks, always needing to void hour by hour at night. My lips are parched most of the time, and though constant hunger has not been one of the hallmarks in my case, I do get hungry, yet cognizant of the perilous disease Continue reading
A word on kudasai.
The word actually means please, give me, but I prefer to use this translation when objects (nouns) are involved. With verbs, my preference is with grant, therefore, Please, grant me. The particle を (wo pronounced as o) marks the objects: Continue reading
We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started, and know the place for the first time. ~T.S. Elliott
Just some notes for personal reference.
A simple command in Japanese expressing Please + command is formed by combining the -te form of the verb plus the word kudasai.Continue reading
first to the worm a-singin’
a hound barks —
the winter night cannot
temper agitated heads
calls the cuckoo clock all night —
my aching knee