Zen Gardens

“Except for a few archaeological sites in the region of Asuka, Nara, and Kyoto—many of them difficult to date—little remains of the gardens of early Japan, although certain texts like the eighth-century Nihon Shoki (Chronicle of Japan) provide some notion... Read More

03/06/2004

Mighty as a Sword

“The Art of War is a magnificent work of art, with thousands of elements and segments. The concept, planning, design and strategy took a year and a half to develop. The pen is carved from a solid block and rod... Read More

03/06/2004

BallDroppings

“Christmas is over now. The kids have played with all the toys, they’re full of sugar, restive, grumpy. Grandpa is hung-over, grandma has run out of kindliness, Mom has post-traumatic hostess stress. Dad put on seven pounds and he is... Read More

03/06/2004

Nimbus

What was once a rotating mesocyclone decays and unleashes rain and hail to the grasslands of eastern Wyoming. (May 1998) Location: WY, near LaGrange, Oshen County [Fuji Velvia] In the Clouds Photography Cumulonimbus image: © 1998 Gregory Thompson All rights... Read More

03/06/2004