Water after Water

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Meow, mom rushed out changing pajamas into a T-shirt, returned in an hour and a half yesterday. Vaccination against the novel coronavirus? I heard that my breed could be infected with it as well. That is why dad also got shots months before, had a high fever and a flushed arm. And she looked surprised at numbers on her thermometer this morning, stays all day long with me. Purr …

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North and South

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Well, well, Mei-Shun’s table would be full of desserts again. Above one chocolate bag came from Hakodate, the other big cookie from Takamatsu. Each of them has cheese cookies and 和三盆 candies still wrapped squarely by paper. It is within a decade since the former joined her list of favorites, while three have already passed for the latter when she and Shin worked for the same company.

居待月

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September has just a week left including today. Every month, every day is important for Mei-Shun who learned that everybody has an invisible hourglass to count her/his life. She makes it a rule to find good points, upload such matters only toward this site to share them with you kind followers. She cordially wish 1 more of you would visit here to see 4-3-2 queue neatly soon.

十六夜

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Meow, my day once in a month has come. Compared to last, it is much cooler especially in early morning and evening when my bed works well. Mom kindly stopped using air conditioner, keeping almost all windows open during daytime. A round moon appeared again in the sky after dark, Ms. Piano sang “Clair de Lune” composed by Master Debussy.

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Wait Next

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Mei-Shun took the first shot against the novel coronavirus this morning. Ibaraki Prefecture set several large-scale sites for this specific purpose, one of which is a medical university nearby her home. She drove toward a parking lot of another public facility, then got on a bus to reach a gymnasium taking 5 minutes. Well, it hurt less than expected. See you 4 wks later.

No Moon

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But me, meow. Lunar August called 八朔=hassaku starts from today with 白露=hakuro, the 3rd of autumnal 二十四節気 as well. Mom visited the nearest shrine again to greet Gods, make a wish and draw omikuji lots. 末吉=sue-kichi and 吉=kichi, lucky this time, purr. Even the former has good contents, while the latter to be kept folded for dad to read when he comes home.

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Tail Tale

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Mei-Shun quite likes to walk in the rain. Or precisely, she loves umbrellas. Thunderstorm is dangerous, while quiet rainfall nice in two ways; no crowd, a chance to exhibit her collection. Hi, lovely whites, it is great to see you open. Sorry for her excessive care leading to your rare appearance outdoors. Please stay here to dry, chatting with colleagues.

Symbolic Silver

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Mei-Shun visited Master Bando today instead of Tuesday, when was too torrid and windy to go outdoors after atypical Typhoon Lupit run through Japanese archipelago. It is 入り, the beginning of O-bon period, makes her feel a bit sorry to appear in person at home of anyone except for family. She therefore wrapped up small sweets while a 舞扇 given by Master Sensha years before.

Easy & Tasty

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Have some of you 422 kind followers heard of 冴緑=sae-midori, clear-green tea? Mei-Shun has never, yet younger sister-in-law gave her samples including this breed introduced as long as 30 years before. She first took them as small-packed leaves, prepared a warmed pot to find tea bags. By the way, she decided to move above green in a vase toward air-conditioned room.

Sweet Souvenir

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Shin went on a business trip to Hokkaido yesterday. Mei-Shun worried about him who had the second shot against the novel coronavirus on July 19th: he had high fever, then felt ever tired and sore in back for 2 weeks. A few recent days saw him better, yet whose attention easily wondered. It was after he arrived in Sapporo when she knew his destination to ask for her favorite.