May 1

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So, this blog has become more just a means for me to easily look back at photos from previous years and remember what was happening when. May 1. Last week I finished a trip with my Swiss couple J & R. Given the rain, which didn’t make for much good riding, Mona probably had the most fun, as she tagged along, made mochi rice, spent a night playing with three of the most docile cats I have ever seen, and didn’t mind Mona’s love and affection.
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When it was all done we went to help Tomoe sell her bread at the local nanohana festival (rape flower). Mona spent the afternoon picking flowers and handing them out to random people walking by. It was really great to watch the people’s face as they take the flowers from this strange little girl.
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Back in the yard, there are no flowers coming up on their own, so Mona and I went to the shop and purchased some. Mona planted them in the back yard.
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