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In Japanese, kaeru means either “frog” or “to return.” Frogs are considered good luck charms for travelers and others.

This kaeru windchime hangs peaceful and serene from a branch over a gently flowing river against a brightly lit night sky.

Kaeru, acrylic on canvas, 1999
Vicky K. Murakami-Tsuda

vkm — Last modified Feb 28 2012 5:06 p.m.

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