Summer Sky

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After they declared that rainy season looked to have left Kanto area at the end of June, the soonest on meteorological records, we really have torrid summer. Weirdly windy from early times, it has been all clear for several days in a row. Since Mei-Shun prefers quiet mornings, she is a bit tired of such a condition where no window could be opened to give stuffy rooms a good airing.

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Fifth Moon

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It was 端午の節句 or lunar May 5th yesterday. Covered with rainy clouds of this season, we have missed beautiful crescents since the 2nd of the same. Mei-Shun gave it up in half, yet felt lucky for seeing her float among dark shadow. Please find following a photo taken by her who made such a challenge despite being awful at it. She wishes it could help a piece of smile for Osaka people.

First Shampoo

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I feel somehow uncomfortable in lower body from a few days before, have to rush into the restroom over and over. It is cool yet humid, makes mom switch on the air conditioner. I don’t like it, hiss! Let me relax at a warmer place, on your legs for example. However, she is too busy to stay here once the sun comes out among grey clouds. Meow, I … oops? What’s this foam over my coat?

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Belated Contact

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Kasen-san, daughter of Master Mei-Shu, emailed to Mei-Shun recently. According to it, her mother has stayed at a nursing home from last autumn. So it has finally come. Mei-Shun, the last 名取 of Kikunoe Ryu perhaps, started to instruct Professor M in 京鹿子娘道成寺 from the end of April. 花子, lead role of this tragedy, might work to make all ends meet.

Farewell Maybe

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Master Bando kindly gave Mei-Shun a phone call the other day. Asked how her master was, the latter replied that nothing had been informed. Their communication went blurred sometimes, might reflect minds of those involved in this matter. On the other hand, Professor M, the last student of Master Mei-Shu, requested Mei-Shun to instruct him in Kikunoe-Ryu dance.

Photo Me

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Meow, I’d like to stay here today. Dad departed for Germany before noon, keeping contact with mom who gave up going out to ride my tall friends. Thanks and sorry, I feel a bit weird around the tail. If you could watch me all day, I’ll be very happy to stay a good girl. Shall we take a nap together, on your blanket? You would wash it, do on dad’s instead? Purr, great idea.

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Tsukushi, Tsukuba

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Here Mei-Shun found 土筆, horsetail girls field. Sooo cute, aren’t they? They made both of her mind and body feel refreshed before visiting 水戸 for a lecture in the afternoon. Summer came into spring a few days before, made cherry blossom there in full 2 weeks earlier than usual. Freezing winter with heavy snow especially in 北陸=hokuriku region would be followed by torrid summer, they say.