Words, of course, are the most powerful drug used by mankind.
- Rudyard Kipling
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Category Archives: Essays, Fiction, Poetry
In Pacific Standard Time the radio alarm awakened me: We repeat. A second plane has hit the second tower of The World Trade Center. Even in my groggy state I understood immediately what had happened. Not the specifics, of course, … Continue reading
The last of the late-blooming sakura have vanished into leaves now. I was asked to contribute reflections of my afternoon as a volunteer during Vancouver Mokuyokai Society‘s Ohanami (cherry blossom viewing) earlier in April. You can read the essay which will … Continue reading
Friday I had thought to begin the first in a series of blog-posts, sharing vignettes from my November 2010 travels to Japan. Something to ease me into blogging, something I could do with confidence and love for my subject. However, … Continue reading
Thank you all who responded to my web-launch announcement, for your interest and for dropping by again. Click on the title and read Pure Wool.