Happy New Year 2012!

Happy New Year!

My daughter made this calendar in school, similar to this one. This is an example of kagami-mochi which I talked about in this old post. As Wikipedia explains, Kagami-mochi are broken apart after Oshogatsu (Japanese New Year, January 1st), and the mochi bricks inside are consumed on the second Saturday/Sunday of January.

Happy New Year!!

P.S. This post might be early for West Coast readers, but I didn’t want to miss readers in the EU and Asia. :p

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A fellow who dwells upon the Pale Blue Dot who spends his days obsessing over things like Buddhism, KPop music, foreign languages, BSD UNIX and science fiction.
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2 Responses to Happy New Year 2012!

  1. cocomino says:

    かわいい作品ですね。まだ、年があけてませんが、Happy New Year.
    来年もよろしくお願いします。。

  2. Doug 陀愚 says:

    ありがとう、ココミノさん!早すぎてごめんなさい。お客様に間に合ってように載せたのです。

    じゃ、早いけど、明けましておめでとうございます。

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