タグ: Caring for mom

Happy Mother’s Day

Here is a haiku of irregular rhythm I made around one year ago. … [続きを読む Happy Mother’s Day]

Love is the ocean

This is my favorite image, the image of love’s inexhaustibility. … [続きを読む Love is the ocean]

Mother’s 令和

Exactly one year ago, the very first day of this new era, that i … [続きを読む Mother’s 令和]

Flower gift

Someone came over and offered this flower arrangement for my mot … [続きを読む Flower gift]

Spring breeze

Spring is just around the corner.  And I only remember my late m … [続きを読む Spring breeze]

YouTube channel

I posted a new video on my YouTube channel (chio_art). Check thi … [続きを読む YouTube channel]

R.I.P.

My mother and I created four-parter works last year with her big … [続きを読む R.I.P.]

Visiting shrines

For some years now, I have been interested in visiting shrines a … [続きを読む Visiting shrines]

January 15

People have long celebrated the day, January 15 as a kind of sec … [続きを読む January 15]

Collaboration

Yesterday my mother and I went to the exhibition venue held annu … [続きを読む Collaboration]

Mother smiles

My mother is playing a little child’s smile, at the table of the … [続きを読む Mother smiles]

Mother practices calligraphy

Yesterday, it was cold and rainy all day. Sometimes we practice … [続きを読む Mother practices calligraphy]

Mother and daughter

These are collaboration works with my mother featuring the names … [続きを読む Mother and daughter]

Utmost joy

Waking up mother/ Little, pleasant time/ Reflected in the fall s … [続きを読む Utmost joy]

Greatest pastime

  My greatest pastime lately is practicing calligraphy with … [続きを読む Greatest pastime]

Afternoon nap

I thought I would practice a lot today.  However, seeing my moth … [続きを読む Afternoon nap]

Collaboration by four people

 First my mother wrote the big letters, “Gold” and “Fish”:  Then … [続きを読む Collaboration by four people]

Memory of a summer day

I wrote this one about four years ago after visiting the facilit … [続きを読む Memory of a summer day]

For her good friends

My mother wrote these on postcards for her important friends.  B … [続きを読む For her good friends]

Please stay cool

As a little, humble present for the temple we follow and support … [続きを読む Please stay cool]

Autumn begins

Looking after an old parent is no easy task, even if you are dea … [続きを読む Autumn begins]

Dragons in the air

As my first calligraphy teacher (秋山公道the late Mr. Akiyama Kodo) … [続きを読む Dragons in the air]

Birthday girl!

Today is my mother’s 91stbirthday.  She hasn’t been very well fo … [続きを読む Birthday girl!]

Thinking of you 祈り

I have a dear friend who says she always thinks of my mother and … [続きを読む Thinking of you 祈り]

It actually happened 実話です

At this time of the year, I seem to be thinking what would be a … [続きを読む It actually happened 実話です]

Same interest 母娘の作品

Yesterday, my mother did some calligraphy at the facility for th … [続きを読む Same interest 母娘の作品]

Visiting the grave, at last やっとの事で

This month I finally got to visit the grave of my mother’s natal … [続きを読む Visiting the grave, at last やっとの事で]

Fondness for a color 長年の好み

My mother loves clothing of indigotic color. https://www.faceboo[続きを読む Fondness for a color 長年の好み]

Women love their hair 髪は女の命

  Yesterday I took my mother to a beauty parlor. Beautician … [続きを読む Women love their hair 髪は女の命]

Custom of visiting a grave お彼岸なので

  I was planning to visit the grave of my mother’s natal ho … [続きを読む Custom of visiting a grave お彼岸なので]

Collaboration work 母娘合作

At the annual new-year calligraphy exhibition My mother who turn … [続きを読む Collaboration work 母娘合作]

Finishing the work これで仕上がり

My mother did the last stoke of the letter, “DREAM”「夢」to finish … [続きを読む Finishing the work これで仕上がり]

I love taking calligraphy lessons! お稽古、楽しい!

The task for today’s practice session was a calendar for the yea … [続きを読む I love taking calligraphy lessons! お稽古、楽しい!]

Special moon 夜の散歩

After dinner on the eve of harvest moon, I went out for a short … [続きを読む Special moon 夜の散歩]

Another collaboration work 母と娘の共作

One heart, ten thousand flowers A devoted mind to what you value … [続きを読む Another collaboration work 母と娘の共作]

Happy birthday やっと90歳

Today is my mother’s ninetieth birthday.  We received best wishe … [続きを読む Happy birthday やっと90歳]

I love taking calligraphy lessons! お稽古、楽しい!

These are the results of today’s practice session; copying pract … [続きを読む I love taking calligraphy lessons! お稽古、楽しい!]

Life in a hospital 前より元気かも

My mother has been hospitalized almost three weeks, and she comm … [続きを読む Life in a hospital 前より元気かも]

Flowers of the season 紫陽花大好き

  Year after year, a kind neighborhood lady gives us gorgeo … [続きを読む Flowers of the season 紫陽花大好き]

Blue heron いつもの散歩道

  My mother and I found this while taking a walk.  I wish I … [続きを読む Blue heron いつもの散歩道]

Gerbera flowers from Mrs. M’s garden ガーベラの花

Gerbera daisies that late Mrs. M. who was a very good friend of … [続きを読む Gerbera flowers from Mrs. M’s garden ガーベラの花]

I love taking calligraphy lessons! お稽古、楽しい!

Because the task for today’s practice session was to choose and … [続きを読む I love taking calligraphy lessons! お稽古、楽しい!]

Little flowers in our garden プリムラ

In our garden, primula flowers are beginning to bloom year in, y … [続きを読む Little flowers in our garden プリムラ]

Regular visit to the grave 記憶の通り

Today I paid a visit to the grave of my mother’s family, which I … [続きを読む Regular visit to the grave 記憶の通り]

Beautiful names 親子の縁

My mother’s name is Kinue and mine is Tomoko. I put these sounds … [続きを読む Beautiful names 親子の縁]

Another well-received work in the well-received exhibition 解説つき

This is another one I sent to the exhibition. It has my own tank … [続きを読む Another well-received work in the well-received exhibition 解説つき]

Exhibition of the new year ご満悦

My mother and I went to the new-year exhibition of the works by … [続きを読む Exhibition of the new year ご満悦]

I asked my mother the same thing as the last year. 「一文字企画」再び

I chose a tanka by Hakushū Kitahara for a collaboration work wit … [続きを読む I asked my mother the same thing as the last year. 「一文字企画」再び]

I love taking calligraphy lessons! お稽古、楽しい!

This is what I desire the most at the moment, peace of mind. How … [続きを読む I love taking calligraphy lessons! お稽古、楽しい!]

Things of the past 興味の変遷

My mother with mental disorder seems to be forgetting many thing … [続きを読む Things of the past 興味の変遷]