Sushi class, Tokyo.

I am NOT a very good cook. I can sew like a mo-fo, but don’t expect any miracles in the kitchen.  So… it was no surprise that during our sushi class I wasn’t at the head of the class.  I like sushi, but it’s way too much work… As with all things culinary, I’ll continue…

A visit to a Sumo Stable, Tokyo

Never thought I’d find myself ringside at a Sumo training stable (yes, they call their training camps “stables”)… but here I am.  Admittedly, I don’t know much about Sumo wrestling but I just got a crash course from a retired champion.  Contrary to what I always assumed, sumo wrestlers aren’t just out-of-shape fat guys.  This…

Evelyn

 This is Evelyn.  She’s the daughter of a friend and she came into the studio for a photo shoot this morning.  After her shoot we spent some time talking and hanging out.  Before she left she made me this amazing work of art that now is proudly displayed, front and center, on our frig.  She’s…