A Day in the Life of....

7:00am in a taxi to Kitano Jinja where there is a monthly "flea market" on the grounds of the shrine. It is a smaller market than some and the weather was fine. I look for good quality or curious "anything" and am very fast in making decisions and limits in far to bend over digging in piles or talking myself into a bargain. 

 

Is there anything worth crouching down for in this mess? 

Is there anything worth crouching down for in this mess? 

Asiatica customer? 

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Dealer friend and her daughter who kindly offered to take all my bundles to my hotel for me . 

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My reward for two hours of shopping is an ice coffee and some homemade raspberry jello with whipped cream. A nourishing breakfast at 11.  

 

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Ikebana I saw today. 

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My friend Kaho said ikebana is about reduction, not addition. 

 

 

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Walking along the small streets near my hotel. 

 

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Dinner at one of my favorite places. 

 

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