Ský

We refer to the space above our heads as the sky. Yet, our word comes from the Old Norse ský. A word that means clouds, not the space that contains them. Click on the image for a larger view.

Happy 2018

We wish you a wonderful and prosperous New Year!

2018 is the year of the dog by the Japanese calendar.
All fine traits of human nature are found in people born in this year.
Duty, loyalty, and honesty makes them do their best in relationships with others.

Click on the image to see a larger image of Hikari, our Newfoundland.

Holiday Illumination

tokyo_holiday_illuminationIlluminations are part of the holiday season. These lights are in Tokyo where Christmas is less a religious observance than a time to have fun. This is actually a small family restaurant that is in someone’s home. Click on the image for a larger view.