Daily Archive: January 26, 2017


Ryo Fukui (1949-2016) was a Japanese jazz pianist based in Sapporo. He was born on June 1, 1948 in Biratori, Hokkaido. He played regularly at the “Slowboat” jazz club. Fukui died of a malignant...

Thursday randomness

Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtaxed.-Oliver Wendell Holmes

Mushrooms and vitamin D

Mushrooms are the only vegetarian food that can make vitamin D. Actually, they contain a “pro-vitamin,” or precursor, called ergosterol that is converted into vitamin D when exposed to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radia­tion—similar...