Oh, That Was You!?

Many of us in the Pacific Northwest are familiar with the term "apex predator" from the relatively recent re-introduction of wolves into our forests.¬†Apex predators are relatively small in number in comparison to the population of its prey, but its presence or lack of presence results in a disproportionate effect on the environment. That is, … Continue reading Oh, That Was You!?

Obon at the Idaho-Oregon Buddhist Temple

Mrs. Hanamoku and I attended the Idaho-Oregon Buddhist Temple's Obon Celebration for 2019 yesterday afternoon. It's one of the highlights of the year for us because we can eat a wonderful bento - as good was what we're used having grown up in Hawaii. OK, OK ... I confess. I had two of these in … Continue reading Obon at the Idaho-Oregon Buddhist Temple