For comparison, this is the photo I traced. It occurred to me because when I was searching for a new cell phone case on amazon, I saw Kumamoto`s mascot, and a mascot from Saitama, but none from my area. Which seems very unfair.
I`ve decided that Fridays are random thought days. Random thoughts happen every day of the week, of course, but there`s something about knowing you have the next two days off to make the random thoughts stand out all the more somehow. 😛 Do you know what a kotatsu is? It`s a table, originating in Japan, that comes in varying sizes, and there is a heater attached to the underside. Jisho.org describes it as: “kotatsu; table over an electric heater (orig. a charcoal brazier in a floor well) with a hanging quilt that retains heat” It is awesome because then your feet and legs stay warm. And when your feet are…