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Full Moon Viewing (Tsukimi): party with dango under the harvest moon

The full harvest moon of autumn is rising huge over the horizon these days. Last night, September 11 in the U.S., was technically the full moon, but the nights just before and after are filled with moonlight, too. Japan and … Continue reading

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Talking to elder folks and elder folks talking

I like to check in on a blog called Depression Cookies by a mother-daughter team who have together written a novel, called Depression Cookies, about a mother and daughter who both “come of age” in different ways. Tia Bach, the … Continue reading

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Easter? What Easter? Writing the holidays – NaPoWriMo Day24

My mom, who has Alzheimers, couldn’t remember doing anything special for our childhood Easters. I had to remind her of the glazed ham with raisin sauce, the candied sweet potatoes, the dyed eggs and deviled eggs, the egg hunts and … Continue reading

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