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Drawing weeds

Drawing weeds

Just a weed in the lawn Taking advantage of the lovely weather and a break in my workday, I went outside to sketch. My helpers came with me. Harsh critic She wasn’t wrong. I need to work on my drawing skills.
Happy 2020

Happy 2020

Welcome to the year of the rat. This is the 6th in the “new year elephant zodiac” series, starting with year of the horse in 2014. This year we did not send nengajo because of Mom’s death but I wanted to keep the elephant series...

25 Words

All shall be well but I’m overwhelmed with love and loss. Mom’s with my ghostly siblings and ancestors. Jenny’s farm soothes. Typhoons traumatise. Kittens console. This is the 19th time I have summarised my year in exactly 25 words. Here are all the 25 Word entries...
Futsu cape and the Kanon

Futsu cape and the Kanon

December 31, 2019. Beautiful blue skies and a high of 21C. The ideal day to go on a little adventure. Futtsu Misaki is a needle of land reaching into Tokyo Bay. It’s captivated Tod since we lived in Tokyo; he even figured out to to travel here without a car but...