Category: Gregory

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*READ TEXT FIRST!* *Don’t click the image until I tell you* He has enjoyed drawing pictures for a year or so, but a couple months ago Greg suddenly began taking a strong interest in...

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Shichi-Go-San portrait: Gregory Taishi Ferry

Greg in kimono and hakama after his Shichi-Go-San (literally “7-5-3″) blessing ceremony at Yasaka Shrine in Kyoto, where he was blessed after his birth in the O-miya-mairi ceremony. Shichi-go-san is for girls ages 7...

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Matcha tea service at Noh theater

Gregory Ferry, aesthete. For some reason, Greg really likes bitter “matcha” tea, and the past two years he has enjoyed his kindergarten class in sado (also called chado or cha-no-yu), the tea ceremony or...

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Memorial Best

I found Greg hand copying the main menu screen of an “Okaasan to Issho” DVD. Age 4.

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Family Portrait

Greg draws a lot of pictures and is filling page after page with writing in English, Japanese and numbers. This is a family portrait of Mama, Gregory and Daddy, as if you couldn’t tell.

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Cooling off

We hopped on the Eizan train to Yase-Hiezan-guchi station (just about 8 minutes from home) after school and met Anthony and his daddy Jeffrey for a dip in the river. UPDATE (JULY 23): Oh,...

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Camping on the mountainside

Greg and I recently went camping together for the first time. We pitche dour tent at the top of a little valley on the mountainside up above Manshu-in temple. Behind those trees is a ...

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The LSU Tigers Look

Greg went for a bike ride in his LSU Tigers shirt that we got on our recent trip to Louisiana, and I realized his bike and helmet are well coordinated, even if you can’t...

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