Temptation

“We usually know what we can do, but temptation shows us who we are.”   Thomas a Kempis.   {Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this blog and/or photographs without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is…

Lunar Entrancement

The moon – how definite its orb! Yet gaze again & with a steady gaze ‘Tis there indeed – but where is it not – It is suffused o’er all the sapphire Heaven, Trees, herbage, snake-like Stream, unwrinkled Lake, Whose very murmur does of it partake/ And low & close the broad smooth mountain Is…

A trip to Japan

  In August 2005 I visited a lifelong friend in the old coastal town of Kamakura in Japan. We had not seen each other in years and it was good to finally meet up in a different country. He was by now married with children and my short stay was pleasant for we had time…