Oosouji

Oosouji

I hope everyone is enjoying the last day of the year!   New Years Eve in Japan is a very symbolic day and is associated with cleansing the mind and the home, and making preparation for the coming year.  One preparation a lot of people do is called... Read more
Slow Down!

Slow Down!

note: some readers have reported issues trying to leave comments where they get errors.  I believe I have resolved but if you get an error please contact me via the contact link above.  Thanks…  I have gotten a few emails from people asking if I had a slower... Read more
The yummiest place on earth

The yummiest place on earth

I had an amazing dinner last night at Nobu Tokyo.   It has become yearly tradition for me and a few co-workers for our ‘Bonenkai’ (‘forget the year’ party).   Eating at Nobu it is an experience in Japanese fusion dining.   Nobu is owned by... Read more
Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

Happy Holidays to everyone! Whatever you celebrate..I hope you are enjoying time with your loved ones. Last night I had a very important role to play; providing proof. Operation: Eat Santa’s cookie Status: Mission Complete note: for future reference Santa loves... Read more
The train to Ginza

The train to Ginza

I swung by my local Popeye Camera this afternoon to get some family photos printed and buy a few frames.  I decided I didn’t have enough photographs around my home office but that has since been resolved.  I love having this store so close to my house.  It is... Read more
Google Currents Explained

Google Currents Explained

Yesterday I wrote a bit about social media for photographers.  I typically use the application Reeder on my Mac, iPad and iPhone for reading all of the different blogs that I subscribe to.  Another new tool I have recently found is Google Currents. It was just... Read more