Murky Moon

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Recent wet and cool Obon season taught Mei-Shun that summer is going, autumn is coming. For example, she was really happy to hang futon mats outdoors after waiting as long as 10 days. However, no warmth was left when she brings them in around 17 : 00 — they kept heat within even at dusk a month before. Sunset is getting sooner, sunrise later. More and more sunlight is creeping into rooms.

Yukata for U

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Master Bando sometimes recommends her students to dance in slender pants. It is convenient for both herself and them including Mei-Shun; the former lady is able to check how their legs and feet move, while the latter feel a kind of relaxed in torrid weather. However, it all depends on scores — if a guy is featured like 松の緑, there is no problem. On the other hand, 白拍子花子 would prefer kimono.

Slender Summer

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Meow, my day has come again. I need mom’s attendance to eat enough crisps, or have to cry out for jelly sticks all the time. Torrid summer abruptly arrived last week while 大暑=taisho, the 6th and last of summer 二十四節気 today, made us feel tired. Mom’s condition clearly affects me: when it is not good, she cannot take good cares of washing my bowl, restroom cleaning, brushing and talking to me in soft voice.

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Bucket Backs

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The eldest air conditioner started to weep indoors, shocked Shin and Mei-Shun on weekend. Sultry weather grills outdoor units, let the husband water one put on the eastern verandah. It worked well — how about two on the roof floor, one for above grandpa while another for the bedroom? The wife went up with this green pail bought years before. Oh, his teardrops stopped(^o^)/

Sunlight Sometimes

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Meow, mom went out for a haircut in Tokyo. Stormy rainfall has gone, it is a quiet day which I like. She finished laundry hanging indoors, left me asleep under her 半纏 kimono coat on the sofa. Mr. Blue still works well, keeping me warm from early morning. After vernal equinox on Saturday, it seems to dawn around 5 : 30 when she gets up on weekends.

Not ghost but photobomb, purr.

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Charming Comer

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Hi, a ladybug with 7 stars on wings, welcome into Ms. Scarlet driven by Mei-Shun. It is warm enough here to make you wake up from hibernation, isn’t it? Please listen, she means to choose a few new scores from those layered on Ms. Piano. What would you like to sing, if you could enter her room? Oh-oh, you would not but fly away. Good luck, you know well the best way to survive.

Returned Rhythm

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Ms. Piano, did you miss Mei-Shun a bit for these past two months? Her attention sometimes wondered even during practice on you, since she had been easy to be lead by 白拍子花子 into kabuki dance in brain. Now Spanish also came back onto her desk, though nobody knows if the test “Evaluación del Conocimiento de la Lengua Española” be safely held next summer.

 

Tokyo Tree

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We have 大雪=tai-setsu, the 3rd of winter 二十四節気 today. Compared to the 2nd 小雪=sho-setsu, it would be colder getting into the middle of current season. However, it is clear with almost no wind, warmer than cloudy yesterday. All the more Saturday when freezing nimbus covered Kanto region only. Mei-Shun therefore feels lucky for having her hair curled on a quiet sunny day.

Contrary Couple

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So the last month of 2020 starts. Mr. Blue has been ready from the end of November to warm Shin, Mei-Shun and Mikan-chan, going ahead toward the coldest season in our country. The wife is a winter lover — one of the reasons might be that she was born in January, when cedars already begin to scatter pollen. It tortures the husband whose birthday is June 6th.

Odd Odor?

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Steam humidifier is useful in current and the next dry seasons in our country. Shin and Mei-Shun have ever put one in their bedroom. The first was in pastel green, shape of a drop, diligently served for the longest 17 years. The second looked like a big chestnut, worked also as an aroma diffuser. However, he recently woke up catching strange smell from it. She therefore picked up following cloud to be the third.

Colorful light within