Category Archive: Out and About

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 …

 

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 …

 

Williamsburg Wine Bar

Williamsburg Wine Bar

We were in Williamsburg, Brooklyn just long enough to get together with Kevin and Marci at a neighborhood wine bar for a couple of drinks. …

 

taxi tango

taxi tango

 

 

A visit with Isamu Houshido

A visit with Isamu Houshido

We travelled a little bit off the beaten track to visit Isamu Houshido, my favorite potter, who we had first met at the Kobo-taishi market …