Friday Photo: February 2015

Well, thank GOD it's Friday. Or rather, Friday Photo. That means February is done. And while it might be the shortest month on the calendar, as this is the fifth February out of the last six that I have spent alone (and single parenting), I am SO happy to bid it farewell. With my husband... Continue Reading →

Manhole Monday: Yamaga

A few months ago, I reported on what I considered the most beautiful festivals I've stumbled across to date in Japan - the ¬†Yamaga Winter Lantern Festival. Before it got too dark that day, I managed to shoot this very artistic manhole cover in the center of town: Yamaga is not only known for its... Continue Reading →

Experience: Yamaga Lantern Festival

Everyone raves about Nagasaki's Lantern Festival and truthfully, I can't say a thing against it since I won't be heading up there until the end of the month. But I'm putting in a major plug for the tiny town of Yamaga¬†in rural Kumamoto which has its own February lantern festival with some of the prettiest... Continue Reading →

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