That silly rabbit thought... - from Miss James



That silly rabbit thought he couldn't burn. Well well well... Unbelievably cute doesn't mean unbelievably smart, does it? :-)
In any case, this is a fantastic envelope from the rodent lover (that sounds wrong) Miss James.

Rabbit looking at the moon.... Here in Japan the rabbit is highly symbolic, and strongly associated with the moon. I found an interesting article on the paradoxical and contradictory rabbit symbolism here.

I quote: "In a Buddhist legend from India, Lord Buddha was a hare in an early incarnation, traveling in the company of an ape and a fox. The god Indra, disguised as a hungry beggar, decided to test their hospitality. Each animal went in search of food, and only the hare returned empty handed. Determined to be hospitable, the hare built a fire and jumped into it himself, feeding Indra with his own flesh. The god rewarded this sacrifice by transforming him into the Hare in the Moon".
But that's only one of the many sides of the moon.

The Miss also sent me her Boodle Gots a Trabajo commemorative stamp. Now I have to confess I don't know what Boodle Gots a Trabajo is, but I love the design, all soft and cute and cosy, thanks Miss! (and don't worry, he's getting along great with the tanukis)


And this is Bunny number two, I nearly missed it, it was hidden behind the other one. A very cosmopolitan bunny, this! And a very smelly one too.... Thanks miss, or rather mister Boodle!

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Comment by Marie Wintzer on October 10, 2010 at 6:15am
Yep. Rabbit poop it means! Kudos mister Boodle! :-)
Comment by Marie Wintzer on October 7, 2010 at 12:30am
Oooooops, Mr.Boodle! LOL! I have to get someone to translate it to see if it really means rabbit poop. Crazy stuff :-))
Comment by James on October 6, 2010 at 11:21pm
Mr.Boodle (we should just call him miss boodle, suits him better) used some kind of fancy program to translate it into Kanji (he can't read them either). He said it means "rabbit poop". He is being shy about sending out mail and had me include it. Mr.Kitty (my hubby) has threatened to make some art for me to send out...oh dear to that.
Comment by Marie Wintzer on October 6, 2010 at 1:25pm
Oh, OK, I didn't dare to open. Found it! Thank you to Boodle too! There are some nice kanjis. I know I'm supposed to know them what with me living in Japan, but I actually don't. What do they mean?
(I'll edit the blog)
Comment by James on October 5, 2010 at 1:42am
I'm sure they are getting along splendidly over a fresh bottle of sake! There is a second stamp surprise in there that was made by my roomate (Boodle) from our InterOffice mail. Trabajo means job in spanish =)

I'm glad you like them!

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