I woke up and wanted to take the day off. I haven’t had a full day off since Thanksgiving, and I was rushed off my feet cooking for that. So I took the day off. Mostly.
I emailed my Laurel so she has the same information my judges do.
I pulled out the ginu to iron them, even though I was taking the day off. Don’t worry, no ironing happened. I realized that I did not feel comfortable wearing ginu that are meant for the fourth lunar month, May. No, not even for a video so I’d look super pretty. I try to keep my depiction of a Heian noblewoman as authentic as I can make it, and no self-respecting court lady would wear thin robes for summer in winter. So I’ll shoot the video tomorrow in just the travelling outfit sans hat.
I did start looking over my script for the video and found I didn’t quite like it, so I’ve been tweaking that.
It’s not really a day off, but it’s the slowest I’ve had in a month. Feels really weird not to sew.
My brush flies again As I write another poem For another day
An opportunity to Share words with the world once more