Today my tea ceremony school celebrated hastugama ("first kettle"), which is a bit like the tea ceremony analog to Imbolc. Pictured here is the traditional display of rice, charcoal, abalone, persimmons, and a special kind of tangerine. In the alcove are early-bud willow branches. The scroll says "Today is a day to be liked."
To everyone at #signsandcodes I hope you are having a wonderful festive season and are ready to take on 2019 like Gritty takes on a penalty box.
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