It's the early morning of November 30 here.  Happy birthday, Mr. C.  People
in your mother country are going to have a big party.

The illustrated edition of "The War Prayer" is still out of print, but two
Asian nations here have started discussing how to end their feud peacefully
this fall.  Seems like we can welcome the new century. (Sorry if it's off

Please tell St. Nick that he might have some irregular weather here.

Ryota Iijima, Assistant Professor, Fukushima University