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Ume in bloom. Itabashi, Tokyo. January 18.

The first sign of spring. The rest arrives on February 3rd, the lunar new year.

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It's very beautiful, isn't it. Fevruary 3rd is "setsubun". Do you scatter parched beans with ONI mask?

I'm jealous you have blossoms already, we're up to our eyes in snow with no let up in sight. Boo!


old memories. ... Even in winter, plum blossoms give a sweet fragrance ...

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