WHO WAS THAT STRANGER?

We weren’t exactly lost, but neither did we know where to go. We were searching for a small, less well-known temple in NW Kyoto to visit that had been described in the Kyoto Visitor’s Guide as having a “lively pottery market.” We’d already asked three people in the neighborhood how to find the Sendon-Shakado Temple.  We’d gotten…

ZIP-A-DE-DO0-DAH

Only a very few days, at a certain time of the year, in a certain kind of place, at a certain time of day, qualify for exalted Zip-a-dee-doo-dah status.  Yesterday was one of “those” days. Leaving the city of Kyoto for a break in the Let’s Play House routine, we drove (make that we were driven) on…