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Beauty by Design: Elements of Japanese Style

May 31, 2014
Being in Japan is an intensely visual experience, one that draws travelers -- especially artists -- back again and again. Among the primary elements of Japanese design ar...
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Twitter, Feed

May 24, 2014
The West Ninth rookery in Santa Rosa is active again with over 300 nests of egrets, black-crowned night herons and a few other species occupying three sheltering trees. E...
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It's Not All Raw Fish

May 11, 2014
Sometimes it's raw squid or raw egg -- we all have a favorite type of sushi or other savory dish. (Roll cursor over photo for details) Sometimes it's raw egg and raw...
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The Art of Japanese Cuisine

May 10, 2014
One of the highlights of my recent trip was a ten-course gourmet dinner arranged by my friend Yuki. The restaurant, Okatani, is in Nishinomiya, located between Osaka and...
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Travels in Japan - April 2014

May 07, 2014
I had every intention of blogging from the field, but my little Acer notebook wasn't up to the task after I upgraded to a more recent version of Lightroom and began downl...
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