Appear Again

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Hi Tora-chan, did you help mom-in-law? She wakes up around 4 : 00 in the morning these days, opens shutters before watering garden flowers. That might be caused by amazing end of 梅雨 2022, declared yesterday in Kanto area. So Ms. Piano, could you join Mei-Shun to sing a rainy score composed by Master Chopin? She wishes it would lead to enough showers to replenish our reservoirs.

Moon or Rain

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Happy birthday, elder sister. Mei-Shun met her yesterday, for the first time in amazing 3 years hit by that still “novel” coronavirus. She looked fine, replied that 佃煮=tsukuda-ni, fish and shrimp from 霞ヶ浦 Lake simmered in sake, soy sauce and sugar until half-dried, would be preferred as a gift to peanut crackers. All right, it would be delivered ASAP. Now Ms. Piano, which of above shall we sing tonight?

Whole White

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Ms. Piano, may Mei-Shun sing with you just slightly today? One of oven mitts has been worn thin too much to avoid heat, burned her right ring finger this morning. And a thunderstorm came in the afternoon, prevented her from going out for dancing with Princess Maria. She wishes it not to blow away that cute 山法師 flowers found in 乙戸沼 Park last weekend.

五月雨?

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It seems too soon for us to enter rainy season in May, yet this week saw such weather. Mei-Shun was forced to cancel reservations at her horsey riding club on Monday and today. Well, it is your turn, Ms. Piano, to play with her instead of Princess Maria and others. Wishing a full moon at Sunday night, let’s sing her scores composed by Master Debussy and Beethoven as usual.

Precious Paws

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Ms. Piano, you and Mikan-chan are always good mentors for Mei-Shun. For example, she has stopped sung with the former one of scores in “Lieder Ohne Worte” composed by Master Mendelssohn for a few years, resumed it yesterday. Awful sounds disappointed her, while reminded of a saying “practice makes perfect”. Yes, she would be happy to follow your treasured advice.

Conspicuous Child

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Ms. Piano, when Mei-Shun opens your lid for practice, beloved father sounds like saying welcome back. It was he who recommended you to his younger daughter at the age of 5. She used to play outdoors almost every day, all day long. Many children around her took lessons in 書道=shodo, Japanese calligraphy or そろばん=soroban, abacus calculation as after-kindergarten activities.

Cute Citruses

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Ms. Full Moon, mom misses you so much tonight full of your teardrops. Please stop weeping, she is always ready to sing your scores with Ms. Piano and me. By the way, do  you like these cushions in my color and cousin of mine called yuzu? They help me to get on the sofa, arranged by mom who chose machine-washable ones while normal coverings. ” … to avoid accidents,” she said.

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Full of Flower

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11 years have passed since we experienced an enormous disaster. Mei-Shun offered a moment of silent prayer at home with Mikan-chan and Ms. Piano. It was freezing both in body and mind at that time, while warm enough to feel like in the middle of spring today. Backyard plum trees gives a lot of white, round petals followed by ones in bright pink. A lemon moon began to shine high in the sky.

Crescent Cooker

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Good evening, 十六夜=izayoi moon. Mei-Shun sang with Ms. Piano your scores composed by Masters Debussy and Beethoven, thanking to slight snow/rainfalls the other day for watering garden plants. By the way, she received a food box delivered every Friday just a few hours before. Young green bananas greeted her, hung above a boiling kettle to turn yellow immediately.

Home on Holiday

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It snowed till late at night, changed into rainfall this morning. Mei-Shun enjoyed playing on Ms. Piano “Clair de Lune” by Master Debussy, looking forward to seeing a white 建国記念の日=National Foundation Day. Here we truly are, yet Shin has made a business appointment in Chiba Prefecture. They therefore went out with a small broom to wake Mr. Diamond up, descended from beloved father of the wife.