6:00 AM. June 6, 2014
Husband: I'll be hiking the Tengu-dake and Anadaki Falls area today.
That's where I ran into the bear last year. (excited, hopeful) Of course, that
was in May.... (wistful, doubtful).
Me: Well, if you get eaten by a bear it would make an interesting ending to your biography.
Husband: You planning to write my biography?
Me: Well, an etegami biography. Maybe.
Husband: If my life inspires you to make etegami, then it will all have
been worth it. (there's a gleam in his eye. humor? sarcasm?)
As soon as he walked out the door, I grabbed a piece of cardboard and
some watercolor pencils, and drew an etegami. I just can't resist a