Thoughts on a “Friendsgiving” of the past.
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Woke up to a surprise dusting of snow in Misawa today! It continued to spit snow off and on all day. A bit too early for my liking! I guess it is that time of year and the snow will fall…in heaps all too soon!
I heard a loud squawking of crows the other day to find a murder gathered around a crow that had died. It seemed as though they were grieving and then plotting a revenge!
A photo and haiku of a lone bus stop chair in northern Japan. Recently published in Dust Poetry Magazine!
The days have been rainy and are now turning cold. Misawa winter is right around the corner.
Typhoon Dolphin has been pounding the eastern coast of Japan.
Not all who wander are lost!
Morioka Road Trip!
Last weekend Melissa and I packed up the old Subaru with road trip essentials and headed to Morioka! Morioka is […]
I’ve been reading several books of haiku by some of the Japanese masters of the poetic form. Bashō, Buson, Issa to name a few. Some of the poetry is simply beautiful. Very simple, yet very powerful.
The Showa Big Buddha during the Oban holiday in Aomori, Japan. The candle lit lanterns and the chanting monks created a haunting atmosphere.
青龍寺, Aomori, Japan