Showing posts from November, 2013

Japanese Kitty Quilt

I made a quilt with Japanese kitties fabric probably around the beginning of this semester. Each kitty is playing with a Japanese traditional thing. Size is approx. 62 x 63 inches, it is square. Most of the fabrics used for the top was imported from Japan.

Backing is batiks in navy blue.

Before cutting the panel of cats. One panel contains 24 kinds of kitties :)

Making rice cake kitty, playing with Sakura kitty, playing with a big ring (usually placed at a shrine or a temple where people pray) kitty, calling prosperity kitty, flying the ocean to catch a fish kitty, and dancing with the moon drinking kitty.

Playing with dragonflies kitty, being in part of a family emblem kitty, leading a festival kitty, dreaming of fish kitty, calligraphy kitty, and playing with snow kitty.

Praying good health to the moon with rice cakes (one of the Japanese traditional festival in September), Relaxing with a baby kitty kitty, Coin bank kitty, Trying to catch a moon kitty, Drinking in Hyotan (calabash …

Happy Thanksgiving!

Long time no see!
It's hard to believe the last post was made in August, which was the beginning of this semester. And, now this semester will be over three weeks later...! Wooo.

I found this object (below) on a door in a bathroom in a service area of highway sometime last year. If I can picturize inside of my brain, probably it looks like this.

R showed me a video this morning that he took on the last year's Thanksgiving. What we were doing was reading materials of Atomic bomb and talking about the history for my research paper.

This year, 200 level English class is suffering me. The professor of this class demands a lot to do to students, read, discuss, write..., due comes every two weeks for a different unit. Finally, I am working on the last unit, and take the final exam and 2 more papers, that's it. I feel like galloping for the whole semester - maybe it's usual.

I asked R if I am improving on something, and he said "Your English is not much improved from t…