Midori Kai: Entrance Ceremony
Hello everyone! Sorry no pictures today because no cameras were allowed on this busy busy day! There might be some official ones later however! So to tie this week of orientation into a nice little bow here was how my day went today! Ceremonies, Konnichian, Jukoin… [[MORE]]1. The Entrance ceremony. I’m now officially a Midori Kai student. The Iemoto gave a really interesting...
So I finally made it to Kyoto yesterday! WOO HOO!! It was a long day and pretty stressful. When I arrived at the Urasenke Center I climb out of the cab and the first person to greet me is Daisosho (the Former Grand Tea Master) pretty big deal. I was so surprised and he was like “Oh my last Midori Kai student is here! I’m so happy!” And I look like I’m having a...
I have too much! I finally got my two checked bags packed. I can’t bring nearly what I wanted to, I have to leave kimono behind… they are just too heavy. But at least I know right where to go in Kyoto to get some used ones cheaply, to have extras for keiko. Leaving on THURSDAY! Super nervous!