Now THIS made me nostalgic

January 10, 2020 at 10:11 pm (By Amba) (, , )

for having a “cover photo.” [If I make the photo bigger, it gets vertically squished. You can zoom it on your screen.]

This was Kagami Biraki, a lung-busting New Year’s training (January 4) followed by a dojo cleanup and a party featuring sake and mochi and a traditional soup whose name I don’t know.

Passing the tippy ritual sake vessel (it’s a test of wrist strength and balance to sip, not dump it down your front) . . .

Photos by Asae Takahashi

. . . reminded me incongruously of this:

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