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Wednesday, July 23, 2008
Sliding doors and the sweet grass smell of tatami
Low entrance way and platform floor
Peering into the living room "stage"
Entrance from exterior with Y's ceramic work
The garden outside
Steeped roof and shaded walls
Sliding wooden door locks
What looks like a sink was the tub
Rough-hewn timbers form the structure of the Edo houses
Walls of cracked mud-straw mixture
Toki- old Edo house details
Friday, July 11, 2008
Kiln and terraced rice fields
Water and mist
Overlooking golden-horned temple
Moss-covered stone lanterns
In support of the trees
Lilies and stone
Bamboo and irises, and orchids everywhere
Pan's cloven slippers
Hot spring "of a leg"
Public wall art-- "hello kitty" theme!
Everything is a tight fit here
Remove shoes before entering...
Things that bring a smile....
Big Hair, Little Hair
The Shiba Inu named "Pooh"
Nihon no Inu
Impressive water trough of ablutions
Mr. Magoo eyes
Make way for ducklings
Tatami mat weaver
Intricacies of silk looms
Kawaii Kaeru (Cute Frog)
Guardian and his friend
A just comparison
Faces of culture
Nakazato's studio (Karatsu)
Ancient tea house
Ship Merchant's house with gold-flecked walls
A look to detail
and a veneration of rock
Courtyard garden with bamboo "listening" tube
Kiln and terraced rice fields Water and mist Bronz...
Pan's cloven slippers ...
Big Hair, Little Hair The Shiba Inu named "Pooh"
Impressive water trough of ablutions Mr. Magoo eye...
Nakazato's studio (Karatsu) Ancient tea house Ship...
Floating Golden Pavilion (Kyoto) Thousands of Tori...
Shinto kiln offering: rice, salt, sake, and branch...
Contemporary Kyoto Geisha in the streets Geisha Ge...
Awe and majesty; and the path in between
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