5 – count ’em 5ive – new #Ichiro cards for your on-going collection from early Dec. 2020 (Reiwa 2), series includes:
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Ichiro: card #60 “Child Prodigy-ish” 12.1
Ichiro: card #59 “Generations of Fujitas”(in Tsuchida) / 11.28
These shining lights continue to connect the centuries of culture & community The family gravestones go back so far the words are obscured / we wash (sometimes), light incense (Nag Champa in this case), clap and bow + bit of a conversation > In this case, namesake Grandfather Ichiro & Grandmother Tomiko’s ohaka / note: this “ohaka” has served as an important destination and part this year’s actions as documented in this archive.
Ichiro: card #58 “Capn’s Chair”/ 11.21
This chair helps strengthen up his back for sitting up and such fun!
Post’d: Pen Pals (for Ichiro et al)
+ Gen Q Very Much +
Making dossiers for other children (and their parents of course) who are cohorts of “generation quarantine” in order to build a community of penpal kids for Ichiro (& us).
Parents with kids born in these recent times are welcome to send me a note to get on the list via “postal club” form here at web archive… (add your kiddo’s name in the notes)
Besides the letter, i include a print of Gravelly Beach # 4 (Sakura) painting and a few other odds and ends for archival purposes.
No big deal. Kind folks only please. Just funtimes from mah wee heart for fostering global friendships analog-style.
Ichiro: card #53~57 “Dapper, Nice, Out n About, Gathering Stories, Rookie”/ 11.5
5 new Ichiro cards #io in the ongoing series￼… Coming from the last fortnight in spectacular & pleasantly autumnal Okayama, Japan. ￼￼
This assortment includes:
Ichiro: card (bonus) “Boo”(Halloween Canucks) / 10.31
At a special Halloween (safe and all that) gathering at local community centre / for our “trick or treat” station, we did insta-photo with annotations and kids chose stickers (sent by R & S in Montréal) Mama was a Canucks hockey player and Papa rocked lederhosen (possibly documented elsewhere).
Ichiro: card #52 “Thanks for the Treats” (postal) / 10.27
Memo: So much awesome stuff arriving in the mail these last days/weeks/months.
We are all very grateful and doing our best to send each of you a proper personalized thank you card.
In the meanwhile, we send our sincere gratitude for your thoughtfulness, efforts and (often excessive) postal rates.￼
As always, keep an eye on your post box, ya never know when something will come through the portal. ￼
Ichiro: card #52 “Oh the Places…”(you’ll go go GO!) / 10.24
…Once he stows aboard on a tramp freighter heading through the south seas, he’ll make it… with nothing but his satchel of poetry and pressed flowers. Thanks to Uncle Anders for the Dr. Seuss art.
Ichiro: card #48~51 “Roar, Track Suit, Burger, Twinning”/ 10.23
4 New Ichiro Cards in a busy month catching up on all sorts of life stuff (glasses, ID cards, dentists, construction plans and Ryoko back to work…) see “Personal Musings” for more. Anyhow, importantly, more Ichi-kun! (collect ‘em all for best results)