Along the Alameda Creek levee somewhere between Decoto Rd and Isherwood, actually much closer to Decoto, an over-the-fence glimpse at the tops of someone’s place,
In Japan mountains and mountain villages are very common as is the water that runs down the mountains
A country home in Japan
Some villages are in need of repair, a poster announcing a town event for concerned citizens
A first floor business with living quarters above, not unusual in the city of Tokyo
Akihabara and some ad agency’s notion of kawaii
Not much difference between the fake and real kawaii . . .
If you drive out I40 west from Albuquerque about an hour you may see a sign for Acoma, its a very old village, perhaps the oldest known continuing town in the United States. The pueblo is built on a mesa, you can see it below . . . we were out driving nowhere the first time, you had to walk up, now there is paved road, a bus, formal tours . .
Some Acoma residents make wonderful pots
Some of the wooden things in my house.
And I went to San Francisco last Saturday, it was a beautiful day, Next year the Sales Force building will open the observation floor, located somewhere on the top, to the public.
So if you got this far, Personal Enlightenment or Bodhisattva? or perhaps Bodhisattvas are just self righteous cowards, Daruma was clear on this, “Buddhas don’t do good, Buddhas don’t do bad.”