Re: Also a new post: noticing things...
- Hey Date, we have shoes on! It's far too cold in here.
--- In SCA-Archery@yahoogroups.com, "Yama Kaminari no Date Saburou
Yukiie" <kabuto@c...> wrote:
> Konnichi wa, tomodachi,information
> I post on this list now and then as needed, and enjoy the
> I glean from those who answer...about...
> I thought I would put something here that people might think
> I live in an area that enjoys/suffers (optimist/pessimist) a degree
> snow and fowl weather in the winter months...period, I
> If I were living in the area of Japan that I study in actual
> would have to live through roughly the same amount of nature...the
> Today was almost 31 degrees, and there are still piles of snow
> around...it has been cold and nasty as you can imagine...
> 31 degrees is leagues better and warmer than it has been, and I went
> out today and strung up my yumi...barefoot...
> The last time I shot outdoors, was new years evening, to shoot in
> four directions and celebrate life..., and hopefully to let the godsheavens...
> know that someone was enjoying the world around them...
> I did the same thing today...for fifty shots...
> I let loose a whistling kaburi ya to call the attention of the
> shot my shots...latter
> and closed with another kaburi ya...
> Even 31 degree weather can be wonderfull, if you are used to worse
> It really felt good to stretch the muscles, stretch and relax the
> mind...and connect with that which shooting offers...
> I also noticed that my yumi seemed to enjoy shooting also - the
> shots were much mor calm and accurate than the earlier shots...andmy
> pennatration was better as I went...
> I say this to the populace - your bows want to shoot also..., and so
> do your ya...
> Just happy thoughts...
> Date Saburou Yukiie
> Yama Kaminari Ryu
> shi wa hei to de aru - all are equal in the grave...