Saturday, June 10, 2017


Curving right
Through the last temple gates,
One step ahead of the rain.

On the turntable:  Desmond Dekker, "Action!"

Friday, June 09, 2017

Imbibing Bibliophile #19

The Buddha Tree by Fumio Niwa
Torpedo IPA, Sierra Nevada Brewing 

On the turntable:  Devo, "Freedom of Choice"

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Imbibing Bibliophile #18

Kokoro by Natsume Soseki
Madonna Alt, Dogo Beer

On the turntable:  Dead Can Dance, "Toward the Within"

Tuesday, June 06, 2017


Each and every step
Brings me closer
To more than meets the "I."

On the turntable:  D.I. "Surfing Anarchy"

Monday, June 05, 2017

Imbibing Bibliophile #17

The Buddhist Writings of Lafcadio Hearn by Lafcadio Hearn
Sorry Umami IPA, by Yo-Ho Brewing

On the turntable:  Dale Watson, "Cheatin' Heart Attack"

Friday, June 02, 2017

Imbibing Bibliophile #16

The Pure Land by Alan Spence 
Grand Kirin IPA, Kirin Brewery 

On the turntable:  Dead Can Dance, "Spleen and Ideal"

Thursday, June 01, 2017


88 Temples
88 Degrees
88% Humidity

On the turntable:  De Palmas, "Marcher Dans Le Sable"