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Tenugui mumbling Vol.48 – Ramen and Tenugui

Friday, November 13th, 2009
Looking at Manhattan from New Jersey

Looking at Manhattan from New Jersey

I visited Mitsuwa Market, New Jersey?the other day. I’m asking myself?when was the last time I got out of Manhattan? It’s been a while, maybe more than 3-months ago? I think that Manhattan is a very strange place. Many people who live in Manhattan, they don’t get out of this tiny island often, because it has everything and every country here…

Santoka Ramen, ikura-don, nitamago and my favorite A-hum Tenugui

Santoka Ramen, ikura-don, nitamago and my favorite A-hum Tenugui

Mitsuwa Market is a HUGE Japanese market (more like a mall), and they have many Japanese restaurants in their food court. I had a ramen and Ikura-don (fish egg bowl), and nitama-do (Special boiled egg with soy flavor) in Santoka. I was reading Japanese newspaper NY Japion, and having my ramen lunch set… ummmm….
I forgot where am I a moment.

I always take my Tenugui when I go out. Tenugui is a very handy tool in many ways, especially having soupy noodles. You don’t have to worry about your mess, if you have a Tenugui! Don’t forget to take your tenugui, when you go to have a bowl of Ramen tonight!!!

- to be continued…

From: Ruri

Tenugui mumbling Vol. 38 – Mother River

Sunday, July 26th, 2009
Hudson River Park - one of my favorite place in NYC

Hudson River Park - one of my favorite places in NYC

The Hudson River Park is one of my favorite places in New York. Sitting on the bench and watching over to New Jersey… This place always give me a quiet moment even in the hectic city life.

my lunch box - wrap with goldfish tenugui

my lunch box - wrap with goldfish tenugui

I often have lunch in this park.? It was one sunny summer afternoon… I was sitting at my favorite spot in the park,?and ready to open my lunch box.?I can see the Statue of Liberty far away from there. I?looked towards the river, then a big boat slowly came toward to the mouth of the Hudson. “PEACE BOAT” – it must be the boat’s name.

The Peace boat and the Statue of Liberty

The Peace boat and the Statue of Liberty

Mother river… Peace boat and the Statue of Liberty… came into my view at the same time. I had a very deep moment in the afternoon.

Sumida-river in Tokyo

Sumida-river in Tokyo

This photo is Sumida-gawa (Sumida river) in Tokyo. My Tenugui workshop is located near there.?Miyakawa-san who works in the Tenugui workshop took this photo and sent it to?me.?Tenugui was washed in the river after printing in the old century.

Sometimes, it’s very difficult to deal with many little and big things in our lives, especially in the recession. No good news from TV… I see new signs, “Store for Rent” everywhere in the city. It is not easy to keep living the same as before for many people, including myself.

Mother river carries our life from the moutains to the ocean… We all came from the same place and go to the same place. If I think about Mother river… Life is not too bad even during difficult times…
Actually, Life is very beautiful…

- to be continued…

From: Ruri

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