I wanted to love it, and I occasionally did almost enjoy it. It had its moments. Just not enough of them. It was a blockbuster digital art show presented by the Mori Art Museum called Tokyo Lab Boundless. It is state of the art of digital technology. Tickets were scarce, but I got one. I waited … Continue reading There’s Still Time
Oh, Japan! Never could I have imagined the impact that a short trip to accompany my husband on a business trip to Japan in the 1980's would have on my life. The impact was profound and has continued to influence my life in ways small and large. Suddenly I was presented with a very different … Continue reading OH, Japan!
I knew we were in for a visual fest when we received an invitation to join our friend Masa to visit a garden at the Daitoku-ji that is only open to the public for a short time in the spring and autumn. I didn't know that the visit would prompt a spontaneous game of cat … Continue reading The Cat and the Mouse
Buying flowers is a Saturday morning ritual for me. I have been over the holiday look for several weeks now, looking forward to refreshing my vases and angling towards spring. When it's over, it's so over.
I awakened in Japan this morning to learn of the terrorist outrage in lower Manhattan. It's not the news any of us want to see wherever we are. We live in times that can easily be called disheartening. I have felt the encroaching darkness for several months for reasons that don't require illumination. Anyone with … Continue reading In Search of Beauty