While I did not experience the United States’ Great Depression of the 1930’s, I am the child of grandparents and parents who did. The depression changed and marked them. Those times […]
Here in “Nor’England” there are few tile roofs. Over there, in Japan, are many. I don’t know a lot about these roof tiles. In Japanese they’re called “kawara”. Here’s a […]
Our visit to Japan has not been highly choreographed or scheduled. Much of my time has been been spent as an exercise in being present, of hoping to be […]
Let me share with you ten things that caught my eye in Japan. In no particular order…. So many things to see. So little time.
We arrived late in Japan, and went to bed not long aftewards. The next morning it was raining, but on rising early went for a walk anyway. The very first […]
Here is one photograph for you to consider. When I pressed the shutter for this picture, I thought, “Oh, I hope I got that.” With a little cropping, I think […]
On the first full day in Japan, I looked down onto the street pavement and saw something that made me realize that we were definitely NOT in the United States […]