Lafcadio Hearn, great explainer of Japan to the West and well known for his narratives about New Orleans, soulful descriptions of that sultry city on the Big Muddy, said that “in order to comprehend the beauty of a Japanese garden, it is necessary to understand — or at least to learn to understand — the beauty of stones.” Hearn was writing at a time when Japan had only been widely opened to visitors for decades. And Europe and the US was in thrall to a “Japonais” rampage of fashion. Yet few were absorbing the great foundation philosophy underpinning much of the design flowing onto Impressionists canvases from Asia.
Dr. Leisure has been experimenting with and researching the history of bitters as a component of craft cocktails. Currently I’m working with cardamom bitters because of my interest in Asia, but I intend to sequence through a range or orbit of these traditional, usually slightly alcoholic preparations.
As creator of both the Face Book page and a blog devoted to Dr. Leisure’s Louisiana, it seems fitting to provide substantial background information about leisure activity, myself, and my journey to this point.
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