If we’re lucky we have 8 to 9 decades of life. Yet, life seems short to us and even people … More
Miyamoto Musashi opened his last testament (later titled the Book of Five Rings or Gorin No Sho) by saying that he raised … More
Tsuba (Japanese sword guard) with a man and a monkey in the tradition of Japanese “monkey dancing.” Sarumawashi, literally “monkey … More
“The man weary in spirit cannot withstand fate, nor may the troubled mind offer help.” – The Wanderer, Anglo-Saxon poem.
Yet let’s be content, and the times lament, you see the world turn’d upside down After over a year of … More