The class began with Japanese-Chuukese student Miki Fritz explaining Ohigan.
I again cautioned the class to be careful in the wet and dark conditions.
Herpelyn and Esmirelda in the rain, the flash lighting individual raindrops
Miki explains Ohigan as Bryan, Stephanie, Patty and Beverly listen
Attendance in the rain was taken photographically. Patty, Beverly, and John Yilbuw.
Miki handles a presentation in difficult circumstances
Darlene, Kohsak, Simon, and Lerina Nena
Simon shelters from the rain with Lerina, Lilina at work
Herpelyn, Esmirelda, Lina Lawrence, Petery Peter
Bryan Mwarike, Miki Fritz, Bryan Wichep lurking in the background
Jamie, Darlene Charley, Kohsak, Simon, Lerina in the sparkling rain
Elizabeth Augustine working in the foreground, Marvin Bartolome exhibiting the spirit of Tuesday's lecture on the shift in material culture and opting to be comfortable in the rain.
Lerina style raking
The stick is a grass lifting pole for dealing with polystachion grass
Lilina cleans up around the orchids, Herpelyn and Alex on rakes
Rain falling like snow
Marvin trims tree branches after I dissuaded Miki from using a overhead two-hand samurai technique. Knife training is slated for next August in the fall section of the course
Heavy rain falls around Patty.
Lina with the iuiu - Alpinia Carolinense
Work or get cold, Simon joins in the effort
One to clean, one to hold the umbrella. Interesting.
Like a ghost amid the fog and rain
Stephnie working in a dark corner of the garden
Esmirelda undaunted by the kohlo (Hibiscus tiliaceus)
The class insisted on a group photo - happy, wet class.
Phenomenal! Hasn't been this clean since spring 2014