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Saturdays In the Culture Center

I've heard the term "crafternoon" bandied about when talking about an afternoon spent doing arts and crafts. But what do you call culture-activity Saturdays? Culturdays? Cultdays? Satures? Maybe there's no good word for it. Either way, this Saturday morning was yet another PII culture activity: calligraphy!

Now, I did calligraphy for the entire six months I was in Japan in high school, but it was nice--soothing and relaxing even-- to try my hand (hardy har har) at it again. The teacher was very nice and essentially just let us write what we wanted, only really correcting us if we asked, so I passed a very calm, (zen if you would) hour and a half.






Those are from my "brag pile" of the dozens of sheets I wrote. I always write a bunch and then pick the best to keep. Those are the characters for flower, write, bird, heart, and dream, respectively. Flower and write are done in a more "calligraphy" style, while the last three are more "proper".

Then for lunch I caved.


And it was delicious...

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