SF Chinatown Tour

SF Chinatown Tour

Eugenia led us on a tour of San Francisco’s Chinatown. We met in front of City College and started out by checking out Chinatown’s “living …

 

pizza night at casa hopkins

pizza night at casa hopkins

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Phase 1 plans

Phase 1 plans

Earlier this year, the Friends of Elmhurst Library (FOEL) reviewed a preliminary concept plan for developing the back garden area of the Library. The plan proposes …

 

Elmhurst Library Garden Plan

Elmhurst Library Garden Plan

I answered a call for a pro-bono landscape architect willing to prepare a garden plan for the backyard space at the Elmhurst Branch Library in …

 

A visit with my favorite potter

A visit with my favorite potter

One of my new acquisitions is the small tokkuri (sake server) on the lower shelf next to the large vase. It took a while for this …

 

Bamboo whistles from the Toji Market

Bamboo whistles from the Toji Market

I bought a bunch of bamboo whistles and flutes from this vendor and had him demonstrate each one. It will take some practice, and more┬ábefore …