New Year 2013 Temple Bell in Ritto, Japan

New Year 2013 temple bell in Ritto City, Shiga Prefecture, Japan. Celebrating the end of 2012 and the beginning of 2013, neighborhood people took turns ringing the bell beginning 15 minutes before midnight on New Year's Eve. This recording is available on my Soundcloud page.

Yasugawa in Winter

This is near my house in Shiga Prefecture, Japan. Images and sounds were gathered between December 29, 2012, and January 3, 2013. From here the river gradually slows and then enters Lake Biwa, Japan's largest freshwater lake. Shiga Rivers is a series of media productions about rivers in Shiga Prefecture, Japan. Yasugawa in Winter is [...]

Sorting and labeling old photographs

This is a transcript of an audio recording for my Getting Along podcast. Transcript I have several thousand old photographs that I took more than 40 years ago. I'd like to preserve some of those memories and share them with friends and family members. In order to do that I have to digitize them. In [...]