Land of the Rising Son

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Welcome to the Land Of the Rising Son

There is no other place in the universe like Japan.

With a culture thousands of years old and a most esoteric language, Japan will remain an enigma to the others.

To understand the true nature of the Japanese, one must live among them, but even then, there remains layers upon layers of a cryptic culture and arcane society, the “nooks and crannies” if you will.

Living in the countryside of Japan allows for a unique perspective into the Way of the Japanese.

Welcome to Japan, let’s join to explore the nooks and crannies of the Japanese Heart, Spirit, and Mind.


Who are the Japanese?

One of the most misunderstood civilization, this island nation of 126 million inhabitants remains somewhat mysterious to the outside world.

An ancient cultures, the Japanese are masters at assimilating, molding, and improving foreign concepts into something uniquely Japanese.

Why is this so?


Here you will find some keys to open your question door, and there, you will only come to find, yet another layer, and another, and so on.

Welcome to the Land Of The Rising Son.

Latest From The Blog

Thoughts and musing about life and Japan.

Declaration of Interdependence

Declaration of Interdependence

Regardless of the inevitable growing pains during the coming-of-age ceremony of the nation of Japan, it is now clearly understood—Japan has given birth to civilization 3.0—having never wavered from its foundational principals—Form Order Process.



For even though he was accepted in kindergarten as a valuable friend, it was at this early stage of age, where that fantasy came to an abrupt end.

Do Or Don’t

Do Or Don’t

When one of the most successful basketball players to ever walk the talk, offered up a a worthy philosophy for practical usage as a guidebook somewhat akin to decision support.

Once a decision has been made, it is not necessary think about it ever again—Don’t Touch It.