As I mentioned in a previous post, I contributed a story to the December Lights Project, an online compilation of uplifting and warm short stories. My story, “The Tanuki-Kettle,” is now up! This story was originally published in the July, 2007 issue of Cricket and was reprinted in my collection, Returning My Sister’s Face. Hope you enjoy it!
Isn’t he fabulous? I’ve been looking for one of these forever. He’s handmade from a craftsman in Japan. I squeed and squeed when I unwrapped him. I have the bestest, most thoughtful friends.