Howie Hayman

A story about an international couple raising and home educating three young boys on a small island in Japan, half living in buses, engaged in organic, self-sufficient farming in the middle of a mountain forest while dealing with climate, cultural, and personal challenges. These pages are about pretty much anything and everything all guided by our family motto, Taking Chances, Making Changes, Being Happy. Thank you very much for joining us on our ongoing crazy adventure.

THOUGHTS - Education
Home Education
Why schools are not working and home education is the best option for your kids.

THOUGHTS - Education
NY Home Education
The incredibly strict and insane home education requirements of New York State.

THOUGHTS - America
Free Speech
A few thoughts about free speech, the constitution, and the rights of private social media companies.

THOUGHTS - America
Ban Guns
The possession of guns should be illegal in the United States.

THOUGHTS - America
Mass Shootings
The appalling number of mass shootings in the United States.

THOUGHTS - America
National Rifle Association
Groups like the NRA, who promote gun ownership, are taking humanity in the wrong direction.

THOUGHTS - America
Over Regulated
The following are a few rules and regulations put in place to "protect us" from ourselves.

THOUGHTS - America
American Insurrection
A day remembered as one of the worst days for American democracy.

THOUGHTS - Technology
Online Scam
I was the target of an online example of the extent online scammers will go to.

Trump Rewrites Constitution
Trump has drafted an executive order revising the United States Constitution.

Strength Training Workout
My strength training workout - NOTE: this is a page in progress to be completed 3/2024.
More Thoughts
More Thoughts

Hey I decided to put a few more links to pages of my other online projects. These pages discuss issues we are dealing with while living on a small island in Japan.

Noise Pollution
Nakatane Town abuse, misuse, and overuse of the Disaster Prevention Radio System.

Air Pollution
Nakatane Town air pollution from trash burning with no enforcement of regulations.

Beach Trash
Nakatane Town beach pollution garbage and debris with no trash removal plans.

Feral Cats
Nakatane Town feral cat problem with no population control programs plans policies measures.