Nama-fu is a Japanese food made from wheat gluten and is perfect for vegans and vegetarians.
The Torii Gate approaching Nachi Taisha Grand Shrine on the Kumano Kodo, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan
Cobblestone steps ascending to Nachi Taisha Grand Shrine. Along the steep, cobblestone steps of the Kumano Kodō toward Nachi Taisha Grand Shrine, you will find some souvenir shops, including a Shodo shop. Since I am a Shodo fanatic and love all things associated with it - washi paper, haiku and more, the one souvenir I … Continue reading 硯 Suzuri Inkstone Made from Kumano Kodō Rock
Haibun of a visit to the Kumano Kodo and passing through the Meoto-Sugi,8 00-year-old Husband and Wife cedar trees on the way to Nachi Taisha Grand Shrine
The Daimon-zaka 大門坂 is the Large Gate Slope Entrance to the Kumano Kodod 熊野古道 pilgrimage route in Japan.
Japanese kaiseki dining is an experience of mindfulness bliss to feast upon not just food but beauty and sensuous joy.
Kaiseki at Umehana Restaurant, Osaka, Japan.
Haiku is interwoven with prose and photographs of the onsen and hotel Nagisaya in Japan to become a haibun.
My Pilgrimage on Japan's Kumano 熊野古道 Kodo with Sensei continues by climing to Kumano Kamikura Jinja 熊野神倉神社 where the Gods originally descended to Mt. Gongen and inhabited the rocks.
Well! It's quite an accomplishment to wean myself off social media for the most part. It was even more life-changing to be off the internet and having no high-speed phone service for six days while at Venice Beach, Florida recently. I barely want to get on the computer these days, as being hooked up to … Continue reading The Teahouse of the August Moon Revisited