|Serenity by the Sea|
This afternoon, following a day of laborious and monotonous unpacking, I gathered up my camera and a bag of cracker jacks and headed to the beach. Along the way I met up with Bob, the bob-tailed cat that scrounges around the local restaurants. He let me pet him so that he could get close enough to investigate what I was eating. He chased a cracker jack down the sidewalk - it was fun to play with, but didn't ring his dinner bell!
|Food Advertisement in Front of a Cafe|
An American family was walking along the shore hunting crabs, and two older Okinawans were sitting on the seawall fishing. There were a few people swimming further on down the beach.
Shortly after arriving back at home, one of the Captains in my unit called and said that a typhoon is bearing down on Okinawa and could arrive tomorrow. It might also just turn into a summer storm. He told me to get prepared. (I have plenty of groceries and books. What else is there?) The Captain told me that my friend from yesterday's medical drama is still in the hospital - ICU - and hopes to be released tomorrow. (If the typhoon is coming, he needs to stay right there and let the staff wait on him!)