I haven't been living in the "real world" here. We have a very spotty internet connection, no tv, and only occasional radio (through the internet). So I haven't been following the news in the way I usual do. It's overwhelming when I check in- so much... too much to express in a short blog post.
But in times like these we all feel moved to help in any way we can- Ayumi Horie has organized a benefit for Japan with many talented artists... Read more about it in this NYTimes article, view the facebook page, and/or visit her website.