That is the outline of the day's happenings.
At the end of the day I faced a thousand people, each smiling and grateful, clapping their hands, and wondered how we forgot our humanity.
|sunrise over Hiroshima|
|from the ferry|
|attempting a school group picture (with deer)|
|the floating Torii|
|many school children were taking field trips to Itsukushima|
|at Daishoain Temple|
|hundreds of hatted buddhas at Daishoin Temple|
|Fun on the hike|
|the scholarly one|
|view from the top|
|deer along the river|
|leaves starting to change|
|the fire department|
|maybe no one will notice|
|What??? It actually happened: |
a kinako (soybean) and azuki (sweet red bean paste) prepackaged sandwich.
This is the peanut butter and jelly of Japan.
|Our section leader likes paisley|
|his cello case|
|four hours of sleep and a hike later, before the concert and dressed for Halloween|
(response to the question: How are you doing, Christy?)