Musings of a dyer and fiber artist from Lord of the Rings and Narnia country, the South Island of New Zealand.
Sunday, April 20, 2008
Arisa goes home
I took Arisa to the airport this morning, at the end of her 11 weeks in New Zealand. She is going back to Japan with the 26 other girls from her school in Hokkaido. She gave me this card at the airport, which I was to open when I got home. Although I was looking forward to having the house back to myself, I cried at the airport.
And this note was left in her room. While it was difficult for me to have a teenager from another country live with me after 5 years of living alone, I couldn't have had a nicer student than Arisa.
Today I'm doing some more experimenting with stitching first, dyeing afterwards, this time with layers. More soon!