While I waited for my wife, who was waiting herself in a long, long line to see Tenryu-ji Temple's famous garden, I found a quiet corner where I could sit and enjoy some people-watching. Of course, I couldn't also help but do some autumn leave watching. Like most places in Kyoto this time of year, the Japanese Maples were in full bloom and proud as a peacock. Everyone here was cheerful and excited...and happy to be alive.
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Born on Long Island, New York in 1958, I have spent the last 30 years of my life living in Japan, and enjoying every minute of it! I especially love photography, and Japan is definitely one of the most beautiful places in the world to photograph! My other love is fiction writing and I have pub...