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Sunday, October 22, 2017
Meanwhile, somewhere in deepest, darkest St. Croix County, the Great Willow River Calamity is still reverently observed ...
trouble along the way --
passed two cemeteries
and soaked to the bone **
thanks to our 2 new friends, and quietest of neighbors, Cathy and Steve (not their real names), for allowing us access to a place not many travel to and return to tell, and especially for keeping a tradition "alive" ...
click on a digit and roll the bones
Kigo: soak to the bone (JP: mi ni shimu, all autumn). Sometimes translated as 'pierce to the bone', but the sensation is one of being soaked, as indicated by the etymnology of the verb. Colloquially, the phrase means felt to (or from) the bottom of the heart. http://haikai.2hweb.net/renku/500ESWd.html