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Across the Universe

Images of broken light, which
Dance before me like a million eyes,
They call me on and on across the universe.

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A monochrome double exposure photo for your enjoyment today. What does this have to do with Japan? Well… It was taken in Japan. That counts for something, right?

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From The Archives: Lantern Minimalism

This style of stone lantern was created by the fellow (Furuta Shigenari) who became the top tea master in Japan following the death of Sen no Rikyu.

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Just Dropping In

Some weeping cherry blossoms today, shidarezakura (枝垂桜), of type edohigan (江戸彼岸) I think. (I’m far from a flower person, but I learn a little more every year in conversations with other sakura watchers).

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Kawazuzakura Here's To You

More kawazuzakura!

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Lost in Pink

Some kawazuzakura, kawazu cherry blossoms, and a sakura haiku.

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Kawazu Cherry Blossoms and Enter the Sakura

More kawazu cherry blossoms! Be careful, they’re swarming!

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Enter Spring

Spring has arrived at last!! Oh, and I’m back from my exile. Hiya ^^

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Autumn Leaves Carpet

Today, a new post! Yah! Some notes about Japanese attitude to weather, and autumn leaves.

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Hikaru is one year old!

Hi all. We’ll return to the regular posting schedule soon. This has been a busy month, one that didn’t allow me much time to use the computer. In addition to everything else, it was my boy’s first birthday! I’m somewhat in disbelief he’s one already — it’s gone so quickly!

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