Category Archives: Spontaneous Snaps

documentary snaps of life – fleeting glimpse, possibly elsewhere – sometimes a collection but those are using photo essays so these just are

Artifacts: Writing Utensils / Implements, assorted

Items: Writing Utensils / Implements, assorted

Artifact: Pear (same, twice)

Pear, 1
Pear, 2

Mementos: Karapitiya / Galle, Sri Lanka (4 views)

Tending to horse race wager forms
Train station (Galle) cargo office
Writing desk and rice fields
Walking a cow

Artifact: Neal’s Trunk

This is Neal’s Trunk

Artifact: Lost Keys etc (various) – location unknown

Lost Keys etc (various) – location unknown

Memento: Bizen (Okayama, Japan) Day Out for Pottery Festival

River with stairs and sidewalk – Out n about at Bizen Pottery Festival
Example walk-in kiln – Out n about at Bizen Pottery Festival
Mud wall with tiles and pots embedded – Out n about at Bizen Pottery Festival

Dave + Ryoko at KIX (Kansai Airport) photo booth, Aug. 2018

Dave + Ryoko at KIX (Kansai Airport) photo booth, Aug. 2018
Dave + Ryoko at KIX (Kansai Airport) photo booth, Aug. 2018

Funtimes with Goats (in prep for wedding)

Ryoko suggests every wedding party guests receive a take-home goat in their gift bag. Unfortunately, most apartments and airlines don’t allow them so will stick to Bizen-yake saké cups and other treats.

My groomsmen and I discussing beard styles for upcoming wedding. Very important to coordinate. They declined my suggestion to wear matching kilts however.

This lil fella agreed to fetch me beverages from hold my walking stick as needed in exchange for cuddles. We made a quick agreement. 

Of course, the goats are aimless without the careful wisdom of Mac Kobayashi of Rural Caprine Farm who is guided by the Grateful Dead music contained within this Henry Roy Vickers designed box.

(Comfortably) Lost in Translation

Upon arriving at Kansai (KIX) airport, i immediately went to post office, konbini (for onigiri, pocari and royal tea), then a photo booth – also sushi. The following lousy photos will verify these claims.

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Signs in the Wild – Death Society Meeting and Dancing Unit

Often, I find signs interesting, amusing or occasionally useful or just aesthetically curious or intriguing. Here are some, i have others. These are from Sri Lanka.