Tag Archives: grateful

Ichiro: card #36 “Ichi-kun & Mom” (in kura) / 8.18

Ichiro: card #36 “Ichi-kun & Mom” (in kura) / 8.18

Ichiro: card #36 “Ichi-kun & Mom” (in kura) / 8.18
#IchiroOlson / card no. 36 of series #io

Remarkable Mom Ryoko and darling son Ichiro Stanley in the Kura Grain Barn Studio/ Music Lounge on 8.16

Ichiro: card #35 “getting so big” (from mama) / 8.17

Ichiro: card #35 “getting so big” (from mama) / 8.17

Ichiro: card #35 “getting too big for his boat” (from mama) / 8.17 #IchiroOlson / card no. 35 of series #io

Definitely need more (from busy mama) Ryoko in this series. In the meantime, in her card annotation debut, she points out how Ichi-kun is almost too big for his handmade (by Ryoko of course) lounging mat (which fits in his matching cozy basinet. Also note his fetching gauzey shirt and diaper set-up. Comfy!

Ichiro: card #34 “ofuro” (birthday suits) / 8.16

Ichiro: card #34 “ofuro” (birthday suits) / 8.16

Ichiro: card #34 “ofuro” (birthday suits) / 8.16
#IchiroOlson / card no. 35 of series #io

I’ve been practicing my whole life for this… we will go to so many sento, onsen, rotenburo – hot springs everywhere together.

PS is the moustache more Ned Flanders or Jimmy Buffet?

Ichiro: card #33 “jazz lounging” (with drums) / 8.15

Ichiro: card #33 “jazz lounging” (with drums) / 8.15

Ichiro: card #33 “jazz lounging” (with drums) / 8.15
#IchiroOlson / card no. 33 of series #io

Note: (sometimes) I think we pretty much had a kid just so he would have to start a band, whether he wants to or not. I’ll be the old rock ‘n’ roll dad making flyers and standing at the back with earplugs (who am I kidding? I’ll be up in the riding the rail at 70 years old ha ha)

Note: (feeling) Grateful

Note: (feeling) Grateful

Note: (feeling) Grateful for you and life and love and other items, forgotten and found.

Ichiro: card #32 “wake me up with the…” (morning herb / 8.14

Ichiro: card #32 “wake me up with the…” (morning herb / 8.14

“Wake me up with the…” (Morning Herb)
#IchiroOlson / card no. 32 of series #io

Ichiro: card #31 “2 passports (for now)” + hat pin and pencil / 8.8

Ichiro: card #31 “2 passports (for now)” / with hat pin and pencil / 8.8

‪Ichiro card #31

Today: swept kura grain barn studio > application for various citizenship certificates & passports > listened to Talking Heads with Ryoko Olson + bath time with this remarkable dude Ichiro Stanley Thorvald ‬

PS possibly hard to believe but… he’s even cuter in real life. Continue reading Ichiro: card #31 “2 passports (for now)” + hat pin and pencil / 8.8

Ichiro: card #30 “passports outtakes” (for peace) / 8.6

Ichiro: card #30 “passports outtakes” (for peace) / 8.6

Ichiro Stanley Olson! card # 30
Adorable outtakes from DiY passport photo

The big reason I care about preventing war, effectuating peace, spreading kindness, earnest education, honest dialogue, endless kindness, practical empathy, sincere respect.

(more about peace: UW 3>s Peace / Alternatives are Unworthy (Remembering Nagasaki)

 

Ichiro: card (bonus) “Team Zissou Storytime” (vid capture) / 8.5

Ichiro: card (bonus) “Team Zissou Storytime” (vid capture) / 8.5

Steve Zissou inspired storytime with baby Ichiro Stanley in tatami room, Tsuchida, Okayama, Japan

Ichiro: card #29 “1st draft pick” (for Canucks) / 8.3

Ichiro: card #29 “1st draft pick” (for Canucks) / 8.3

Ichiro Stanley card #29
Our #1 draft pick

(Watching Game 1 of Canucks vs Wild in NHL Stanley Cup, play-in round)