Interruption of the regular flow of rhythm. To play off-beat.
Experimentation. Disregard of any norm.
A path all to yourself.
This is where I’m hoping to take my ambitions.
Of all the places in Japan we’d heard of (aside from Tokyo, of course), Kyoto’s reputation definitely preceded it. We had read that it was the best city to enjoy the cherry blossoms, visit temples and shrines, and get a taste of what traditional Japan is and was. 2,362 more words
This week, I visited North America’s first sanctioned Japanese Shinto Shrine, the Tsubaki Grand Shrine of America in Granite Falls, Washington (a suburb of Seattle). I was lead back to the Shinto spiritual nature just as I described- immersion into the beauty within the leaf of a delicate red lace maple tree, luminescent light green moss dripping down from tree branches in the world’s largest temperate rain forest ecoregion (as defined by World Wildlife Fund). 420 more words