Monthly Archives: October 2011

The world is like a dew. Even so, even so…

the world is like a dew / and it is indeed / even so, even so . . .

tsuyu no yo wa
tsuyu no yo nagara
sari nagara

Kobayashi Issa (1763 – 1828)

My father is on his deathbed.  … Read the rest

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How to Give a Thoughtful Gift

I consider myself fortunate that my two grown sons want to just talk with me from time to time.   The elder one called me a few days ago.  I’m not sure how our conversation turned to the topic of what’s … Read the rest

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