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Sawarabi bazaar

Sawarabi bazaar

Sawarabi is the local souvenir wholesale company; they produce Kamogawa lemon snacks, pirate-themed, seashelled chotkes for SeaWorld, and all manner of stuffed toys. Once a year, they have a bazaar to sell off samples, old stock, and random doodads. Last year, we got...
Cat pose IRL

Cat pose IRL

Today the cats walked more than halfway to yoga with me, and while I did sun salutations, they spend their time sunning themselves on the front porch of one of our weekend neighbors.  That’s where I found them when I walked back down from class. Matsugoro...
Wild yoga stretches

Wild yoga stretches

Our morning yoga group has been meeting every day for more than two months now. We are all getting stronger and more flexible. In class, Naomi and Miako display balance and trust. After class yesterday, Suzanne and Naomi use their strength and agility to gather...
Belling the cat(s)

Belling the cat(s)

Now the cats are neutered and wandering the neighborhood free and far, I thought it was time to identify them as owned cats and not strays. It’s more like they own me, but they are wearing the collars. They are pretty dubious about the bells. There have been...