Tag Archives: Basho

Power Point

Indeed we could all use a Power Point right now. No, not the one with the digital slides and the lecture (which is hopefully not just read off the slides). This is about an acupuncture point with real power! Classical … Continue reading

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Gyoban on the porch

JB has been making gyobans lately. He has made them for friends and family and just finished one for us which we hung on the back porch. We first saw a gyoban when we were in Japan visiting Basho’s grave. … Continue reading

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Island retreat in the sitting space

While in Japan we visited Basho’s (1644-1694) grave in the gardens of Gichuji Temple outside of Kyoto. Basho is the most famous japanese haiku poet, who acquired many followers in his lifetime. The site of his grave was on  JB’s … Continue reading

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From basho’s grave to the Buddha high in the mountains in Otsu

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Sound of Celebration

I have been crazy busy getting ready for IB’s celebration for his trip to Japan (The party is Saturday). I just finished the stairs….Basho’s famous haiku complete with kanji. Ever since the Soiled opening at our house and their mission … Continue reading

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