Sunday, January 1, 2012

Year of the Dragon


Dear Friends,

Happy New Year!!! Can you believe we have a brand new year ahead of us starting today? So many possibilities and so many dreams.

2012 is the year of the Dragon. Many in Japan are praying for a stronger brighter year. I found this cardboard dragon decorating the Muji shop in Shinjuku. Doesn't it look fierce?

Hoping this year will bring everyone much happiness and togetherness...and many more wonderful blog posts from all of you blogger friends!


With love,
Kaori

23 comments:

  1. Look ahead; the dragon lives!

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  2. The Year of the Dragon sounds very dynamic Kaori, lets hope so in a positive way. How strange to think we are today on the brink of a new year.. I hope it's a brilliant one for you.

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  3. Neat dragon! And I hope it lives up to it's characteristics of a stronger, brighter year for all. Happy new year to you Kaori!

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  4. Is that beautiful woman you? Happy New Year, Kaori. Thank you for sharing your Japan with us.

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  5. What a dragon, Happy New Year!

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  6. Have a wonderful 2012, Kaori. I love the cardboard dragon!

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  7. «Louis» wishes you a Happy New Year!.

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  8. That is a very clever design. Must love Muji.

    Have a good year, Kaori!

    PS: I think you should wear a kimono every day for the next 12 months! :D

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  9. Hope you are fine, after reading about the 7.0R.
    Wearing a dragon for the last twenty years, it was great to learn that it is 'his' year. Please have a good new year ahead.

    daily athens photo

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  10. Although the new year started with an earthquake, I wish 2012 and the dragon year to be better for japan than 2011 was.

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  11. Happy New Year to you too! I am so grateful to have a friend like you. Kotoshimo yoroshiku ne!!! :)))

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  12. I wish you all the best for 2012 , keep sharing your part of the world :)
    i love this dragon , i 'd like to have the same ! :)

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  13. Ah my year. Should be great then. Happy New Year

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  14. A cardboard dragon! I love it! I hope that you have the most wonderful year, Kaori! And that is a lovely photo of you!

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  15. The cardboard dragon is superb, but you are exquisite, Kaori! Wish you all the very best in 2012... with much fun shooting and sharing!

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  16. Nice shots, thanks for sharing with us!

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  17. I have heard of paper tigers but this is a first to see a cardboard dragon. As you say, it does look FIERCE, but in a warm, protective way. May a dragon of the spirit world remain by your side throughout the coming year holding all ills at bay. Good on it if, once in a while, it could take you for a spin as well.

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  18. Japan and its people certainly deserve a year with some good tidings.
    Sending you wishes for much love, joy and success in 2012. :D

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  19. It does look a bit fierce... you captured it well!

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  20. It does look fierce! Rawr!

    P.s. The colours of your second photo are really beautiful! The purple kimono and orange-gold trees make a pretty contrast. ^^

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  21. Since I was born in the year of the dragon, I am very excited for a good year. Thank you so much for you posts. Happy New Year!

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  22. oh Kaori chan, you look so lovely in that Kimono dress. ^0^
    happy new year and new beginnings to you.
    all the best dear.

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  23. That is a lovely photo of you (?). I love Muji stores :). Happy New Year!

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