I had a baby! He is wonderful. He's six weeks old today, and my my how the time flies. They don't lie about that.
That is my update for now.
New mommies don't have time for much else, other than baby-gazing.
Karasu - Part 1Karasu - Part 1 by *jisuk
Upon a old, wooded mountain, there was once was a temple. The surrounding trees were knotted, yet proud. It was a well kept temple -- maintained and honored by a group of monks numbering no more than twenty. Their lives were quiet and filled with prayer and study.
Despite their peaceful nature, and despite their respect for the land and one another, the temple was never visited by the villagers from the foot of the mountain. It was a place mentioned only in hushes, in tales to frighten children and in stories shrouded with superstition. The monks, of course, were not human like the villagers were. They were ‘tengu.’ ‘Crow-d