Spanish Again


Mei-Shun resumed to study it from October listening to a radio program. It means she may go ahead in practice of the new score composed by Master F. Chopin. She knows that even 鬼=oni, devils would laugh if we talk about next year, yet would keep her goals to pass both “Cuarto grado de la Evaluación del Conocimiento de la Lengua Española” and “Japanese language teaching competency test”.

Today’s omikuji says her efforts would make sense.

Time Table


Spanish radio program Mei-Shun listen to is broadcasted from Monday to Wednesday. The same 15 minutes on Thursday and Friday seem to be for those who already won the 4th or even 3rd grade of the “Evaluación del Conocimiento Lengua de la Española”. She therefore made it a rule to train her ear, mouth and brain for above easier three days a week. What would come into the vacancy of two weekdays?

Oh, poor old textbook of Japanese Language Teaching Competency Test.

Too Late


Mei-Shun’s application for Spanish test was. It seems she lost all scenarios, had no reply from the secretariat so far. Anyway, it is she who made a mistake. She resumed listening to the radio program from Monday, in preparation for the next chance. Since it is re-broadcasting of April-September 2018, textbooks are already in her hands. Let her enjoy 15-minute hearing, followed by writing practice every weekday.

Baby, would you agree with your tail on one shoulder?

Piano Or …


Spanish, which does Mei-Shun take in 2019? She was so careless that forgot the deadline to apply for the test: today. She rushed to a post office to send a letter toward the secretariat, asking for necessary forms to fill in. What would happen hereafter? They might give her the document in, or out of time. They may return her letter because of pressed schedule. Her odds are 5-2-3.

Baby leaf and 4 ladies, what’s yr idea?

Spanish First


Yes, Mei-Shun would, certainly. However, she asked Shin to order a new score composed by Master F. Chopin. Nocturne No. 20 “Lento con gran espressione” was heard as BGM for a popular TV drama she liked before. She made it a rule to study Spanish before practicing this lyrical tune. It is shocking anyway that half-an-year interval decayed her memory accumulated by the same period.

Japanese Culture?


We have 大暑=taisho, the 6th of summer 二十四節気 today. However, Mei-Shun wonders it really is — it means continuous clear and sultry days. We are still in rainy season this year, quite longer than usual. Cool weather might be kind for housewives, while her favorite futon drying in sunlight has little chance with such humidity. And so does outdoor activity, making her focus on indoor ones.

Your color is too soon, dragonfly.

Ripe Soon


Mei-Shun plays better that score composed by Master Bach these days. It is thanks to the radio program she used to listen to: she has stopped learning Spanish for three-fourth year by an intention. When she aims to acquire fluency on piano, not only her fingers but also ears need time and concentration to absorb melody. That might be because she has a kind of resistance in brain to accept something new.

Thanks, mom-in-law.