We decided that orange bar had to go. Hope you enjoy the new design!
The two little Ouchi dolls are famous in Yamaguchi Prefecture. They represent a happily married man and wife, and are an example of typical art from this region of Japan. A friend told us that back in the day, if a woman was upset with her husband she would show it by simply turning the little female doll to face away from the male one. Though it seems a bit silly (and really passive!), it may actually be true.
Of course, the header picture is not of real dolls, but rather a spray painted image of them. We really liked the juxtaposition of this historic art and, essentially, graffiti. Enjoy!
Nineteen Months Poetry - Over at Nineteen Months (the site that I founded and now run with my friend Caitlin), we had 19 day project of words from various authors about the Baha’i ...
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