From around August 7, the Japanese exchange postcards to ask how each other is doing. [和訳が後にあります]Continue Reading
Some people in the olden days enjoyed going out in the dead of the winter to see fields of dead leaves.Continue Reading
FOR AND AFTER January First, remember this greeting: “Akemashite omedetoo gozaimasu!”.
Here we discuss its meaning and a couple of words related to it. Last revised: 11/20/20
Say “Yoi O-Toshi o! (A Happy New Year!)” when you part with a friend at the end of the year. Last revised: 11/20/20Continue Reading
ふりがな付き和文は英文の下です。The Japanese text with Ruby is at the bottom of this page. The reason is just a word play. November…Continue Reading
We wrote this in 2019. We haven’t found out what happened to the festival 2020. At least we are very happy that we saw it in 2019. We hope it will continue in the future.
Last revised January 18, 2021
During the three days of obon, our dear deceased are believed to visit us from “the other world”.Continue Reading
和文は英文の下にあります。/ The Japanese translation is on the bottom of this page. Mother’s Day is the second Sunday of May in…Continue Reading
Dream about one of three things to have good luck during the new year. / 新年にいいことがありますように、この三つのどれかを夢に見てください。Continue Reading