Saturday, March 2, 2024





    It changed to a new month and we also had a new shop curtain, today. It was made by dyer, Ms. Keiko Kitajima and she brought it to me. She made the previous shop curtain too, and the new one is almost the same design as the previous one which she said she imagined the sun rising from the surface of Biwako (Lake Biwa). The new one is a deeper color and the shop name is no longer a white outline.

    This is the third shop curtain and the first one was made by Mr. Kouji Noda who was also a dyer from Eigenji and sadly passed away a few years ago. His wife, Kohko Noda came to my house with Ms. Kitajima, who is a friend of Mr. and Mrs. Noda and we all had a pleasant conversation. I was very happy with that.

    This is the eighth year since my cafe opened. I felt refreshed and motivated to work harder looking at this new nice shop curtain.