+  this thought had while walking around the neighborhood since the leaves are starting to fall; 
i wonder how kyoto will look in the winter,  just as i when my teeth are falling out and my hair is white

+  this apartment therapy post with pictures of wood stoves

+  this, so let`s think warm thoughts.  how about dancing around to YMO on soul train? particularly love the videos in this article; seeing ryuichi sakamoto, the Q&A, and how bopping the `firecracker` performance was.
Japanese Gentlemen Come to Soul Train