April, 2014

Sad Year

There is something even more sad than not being able to grow my own rice this year – even more sad than the fact that I will still be called on to mow down the weeds in and around the field (which is almost as much work as, or more, than growing rice, as we [...]



Spring is Near

That is not to say that spring is not near. Most of the snow is melted, and there are enough flowers coming up now that Mona and i can go for little scavenger-hunt walks and find things other than “Something white”. Below are some shitake mushroom logs. The little white spots are spore plugs pounded [...]



And, I’m Back

It has been quite a while since I took time to take, let alone edit photos, but I decided to sit down yesterday and take care of some of the more recent photos of Mona’s visit to Grandma and Grandpa in Nagoya. It made us jealous to be able to run around with a t-shirt, [...]