Blackcabbit's World

Bit by bit, the Blackcabbit crafts its nest of DIY handmade art and illustrates a kingdom of doodle critters to beautify the world she lives in.

Bible Verse Art – John 1:12

Fireball, my seven-year-old, has often been picked on by older kids and some of his peers in school. It hurts because he doesn’t know why kids are cruel to him. … Continue reading

September 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Free Yummy Ice Creams!

After spending an amazing day (and night) at Shirakabako (白樺湖) in Nagano Prefecture, we were heading home. On the way back, just less than an hour from our hotel, we made a … Continue reading

August 25, 2017 · 2 Comments

Great Summer Fun at Ikenotaira Familyland!

The kiddos are having their summer holiday now, so we brought them to Shirakabako (白樺湖) in Nagano Prefecture last Sunday. We were there for an amusement park called the Ikenotaira Familyland (池の平ファミリーランド). … Continue reading

August 24, 2017 · 2 Comments

Good Bye and Live Well, My Dragonflies!

This is going to be the shortest, and the happiest post I have ever written! This was what greeted me in the morning when I went out to empty my … Continue reading

June 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Nymphs to Dragonflies

I have some good news and bad news. I will go with the bad news first. In my last update, I mentioned Tippy. His life as a dragonfly was really … Continue reading

June 26, 2017 · 2 Comments

Tippy, Our First Dragonfly!

Here is the update on our YAGO (dragonfly nymphs). Meet Tippy, our first dragonfly! (And yes, I named it, and now I have to live with the consequence of an ill-fated … Continue reading

June 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Babysitting Dragonfly Nymphs

Fireball is in grade two now. Specifically for this age group (no idea why), they have an event in school known as the Yago Tori (ヤゴ取り/collecting dragonfly nymphs). The school … Continue reading

June 12, 2017 · 2 Comments