Tag Archives: water

Escherian puns

Five years ago (February 2009), I took a photo of two geese on a frozen pond, standing in identical poses. They were both balanced on only one leg, with their heads turned back over their left shoulders. The one-leg thing … Continue reading

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Pretending to have a Japanese garden

This photo and the following bulleted paragraph are from my About page, which deconstructs the title of this blog, in this case the middle word “garden”: ‚óŹ “…garden…” The dry landscape garden (kare-sansui) at Ryoan-ji temple in Kyoto is the … Continue reading

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Riders of the Last Spark

[This was originally posted on September 16, 2011, but had to be completely and imperfectly re-written following the crash of a MySQL server at my Web hosting service.] The allusion in the title of this post is pretty simple. But … Continue reading

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Vicarious (non-)storm watching

[This was originally posted on August 25, 2011, but had to be "reconstructed" following the crash of a MySQL server at my Web hosting service.] In the run-up to last Saturday’s entry — “in the sight of… this company” and … Continue reading

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