Sunday, July 21, 2013

Japanese Cultural Festival, Newport, R.I.

It is a Japanese tradition to write a wish on paper and hang it from bamboo, making a chain of wishes
Sophia (my daughter,) Steve (my husband,) and I made special wishes.
I won a tiny plastic fish 

When we left the festival there were lots and lots of wishes flying off the bamboo branches and into the sky. Sophia wished for good health, I wished for dreams realized, Steve wished for happiness between he and I and togetherness for our family (empty nest coming up...)

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