May, 2013

Gyoja Ninniku

Kept Mona away from school yesterday because she had a fever and half of her class has been hit with a virus that causes sever vomiting and runs for a full week. Some kids are even in the hospital. Fortunately, Mona was back on her feet the next day, and doesn’t appear that she has [...]



Nanohana Matsuri Part 2

This last weekend was another big weekend for Tomoe and her bread sales at the Nanohana Festival in Iiyama. While Mona and I played in the flowers, Tomoe was busy selling out of her bread. Amazing taiko drummers (children form the nearby village – I have video but have not had a chance to upload [...]