Finally we got together for a photo at one of those purikura (Print Club) photo booths in the game center at the super where we did some shopping. Clearly experienced at this are Kasumi on the right, Kaya in the middle, the twins at the bottom (Mitsuki on the right, Miasa on the left) and Echo on the left; then there's that puzzled and suspicious fellow at the top trying to find out where the hell it is I'm supposed to look within 0.3 seconds.
Born and raised in upstate New York, traveled for a decade after college, lived in various places around the world, keeping a journal. Settled in Kyoto in 1980, moved to this mountainside above Lake Biwa in 1995. Started Pure Land Mountain in April 2002.