My would-have-been twin May. Ronette was going to name her Meg, but thought I might not like it, so she was going to be Maisey, but ended up being named May. If you go anywhere near the car, her Big Sister Molly, (a slightly smaller dog with clearer coloration,) comes to the fore and May waits in the background, so this was the first picture I got of May alone.
In addition to the more famous commemorations worldwide, today marks six months from the quake, tsunami and the start of the nuclear catastrophe in Northern Japan. We worry winter is fast approaching to that very cold region.