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Today’s watercolor: Happy birthday, Mum!

It’s my mother’s birthday today! I wish I could be there in person to give her flowers, but I thought that painting some might be the next best thing 🙂 Advertisements

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Ring around the rosies

Still getting things together for our EPIC SUMMER GIVEAWAY (and fighting off a cold) so in the meantime, please enjoy this picture from our city’s lovely Rose Garden! Countdown to our Panel at Anime Expo: 9 Days!

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Good bye, Cherry Blossoms

Sakura season is almost at a close, already. It always seems fast, but this year particularly so–it felt like the blossoms were barely on the trees before the wind and rain (and maybe a few aftershocks?) shook them all to … Continue reading

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入学式 and a Beautiful Moment

Last week we had the School Entrance Ceremony, 入学式, which was remarkably similar to the Graduation Ceremony a few weeks ago. The freshmen processed in by class, and their home room teacher guided them with a flourish. Songs were sung, … Continue reading

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Japan is (still) Beautiful!

Hey guys–just a little reminder that despite everything, Japan is (still) beautiful, and there’s no place we’d rather be. It’s been a difficult week, and the current stress is watching so many of our friends leaving, but we honestly have … Continue reading

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Ume Blossoms!

It’s a been a gorgeous week here in this part of Japan! The days are getting longer, the weather is getting warmer, and even the sun seems to be shining brighter. Best of all, the plum trees are blooming! Plum … Continue reading

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