Something is Gained in Translation

I stopped at a convenience store this morning to get some snacks. I wondered what the marketing folks were trying to tell me about their product. Since I don’t read Japanese, I turned to Google Translate’s handy photo translation capability.

First Product, Chocolate covered puffed wheat:

Google Translate:

Wheat chocolate It is fragrant and nostalgic taste. It is a snack that stops when you eat.

Uh huh.
Second product, Squid Jerky:

Google Translate:

I baked about Kanamekara firmly. The taste spreads in the garbage mouth 16 g

You don’t say!

Sunrise, Sunset

Last week I was on the Mississippi gulf coast for work. Since the weather was so beautiful there I made sure to get out as much as I could. I took these pictures at sunrise and sunset, respectively, on Tuesday February 16, 2016. The temperature there was in the high 60s and low 70s in the day time.