Mountain Song

Photo by Paul Kodama
Japan in June– Paul Kodama’s bike and hike in Japan. (Email notice via Hal Lum)
One Life Japan and blog here with neat photos of mountain vegetables.
Kevin’s Kaikonikki – A blog documenting the life of Kevin’s silk-worms.

Ya ya ya yama yo – yama wa ikiteru (Mountains are alive)

The Taste of Tea – Mountain Song

A few weeks ago I saw Katsuhito Ishii’s 2005 Japanese cult classic The Taste of Tea, starring Tadanobu Asano and 2007 Oscar Nominee (for Babel) Rinko Kikuchi. A quirky film about the Japanese living in a countryside.

June 20 is the first day of Summer.
Summer Solstice summer in color.

Multimedia Tonight Sky – highlights of the June sky. (This is a delightful site, very soothing, makes you forget the staggering price of gas and food – almost)