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For nearly two thousand years, Japanese women living in coastal fishing villages made a remarkable livelihood hunting the ocean for oysters and abalone, a sea snail that produces pearls.

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✯ Mount Fuji, Japan. This is my 2nd favorite image. There is so much to look at and the colors together tell a beautiful story about spring.

☂* around the painting is a poem * the painting i see now was for my destiny * my whole life, it was a beautiful painting * now, it is a story that tells of deep love * you are the most precious thing in my life * this was my message to you * it is for forever * ♡

Brian Paterson is een internationaal gepubliceerd auteur en illustrator met een divers creatief talent.

Excalibur - Baka! #excalibur #souleater

The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka - A gorgeous novel by the celebrated author of When the Emperor Was Divine that tells the story of a group of young women brought from Japan to San Francisco as “picture brides” nearly a century ago. (Bilbary Town Library: Good for Readers, Good for Libraries)