Thanks, Charles! I probably just took some of the few kanji i know and did a little "creative" application....the "middle of now" sure sounds cool!
Hi Charles, I just did a little research and naka-ima is a Shinto concept according to Encyclopedia Brittanica:
Unfortuntely the site requires an account so I can't read much more on it. I'll have to ask Sensei Barrish about it tomorrow at keiko.