Congratulations to Brian and Setsuko after the birth of baby number two at last night. Maisie Lillian Smith has entered the world hale and hearty by all accounts, good luck to all concerned.
Here’s a weird one that could, if I had any more examples, be filed under molly-codling-Japanese-state-that-refuses-to-allow-you-responsibility-for
-your-own-life (assuming I had a big enough tab on the file. If you have to have an operation in