Lily_Haveyによるコンテンツ

Temple 7G - Part 2

リリー・ユリコ・ナカイ・ハビー

>> Part 1Piano practice in Amache was a challenge and was interrupted by more than wind storms. At one afternoon session I heard tapping on the window. Three friends, Eva, Tami, and Katy peeked in. I smiled. Tic, tic, tic. They continued pecking. I glanced up. Tami began to strike …

Temple 7G - Part 1

リリー・ユリコ・ナカイ・ハビー

From the trunk my mother packed in Los Angeles, I retrieved my metronome and my set of “The Scribner Radio Music Library,” each volume lovingly protected with Kraft paper by my mother.  The set, as with my piano lessons and the piano itself, were purchased on the “payment plan,” with …

Phyla, etcetera - Part 3

リリー・ユリコ・ナカイ・ハビー

>> Part 2 Unlike summer 's eruption, fall crept in day by day. The sagebrush clung to their dusty gray color but became more brittle. The moths, mosquitoes, and rattlers retreated. We folded and stored the mosquito nets. The jack rabbits were the only animals that I saw regularly, hopping …

Phyla, etcetera - Part 2

リリー・ユリコ・ナカイ・ハビー

>> Part 1Outside of school we of course played games. The summer heat was a challenge so outdoor games began at dusk. “Annie, Annie, Over,” we chanted as we tossed a tennis ball over a barrack. Eva, Tami, Katy and I usually stood on one side and other friends—and we …

Phyla, etcetera - Part 1

リリー・ユリコ・ナカイ・ハビー

No matter where we were, even in a prison camp, schooling took precedence, that is, after food and a place to sleep.

Arcadia, No. 2 - Part 3

リリー・ユリコ・ナカイ・ハビー

>> Part 2I thought about my father, his absence, his distancing. He was an apparition that appeared briefly and disappeared over and over from my life. Like my mother, he grew up in a small rural hamlet tacked on to the fringes of a larger city. Both ended their formal …

Arcadia, No. 2 - Part 2

リリー・ユリコ・ナカイ・ハビー

>> Part 1A temporary school was organized to make up for three months of lost time. We were scattered in small clusters across the bleachers in the grandstand. The clamor was overwhelming. Most of the time I could barely hear our teacher, Miss Nakasuji.

Arcadia, No. 2 - Part 1

リリー・ユリコ・ナカイ・ハビー

As we settled into our bewildering lives at Santa Anita, clashing mess bells dictated our days. Clang, clang, ding, ding, bong, ka-ching—a mishmash of rhythms and tones rang out three times a day. In the evenings we surrendered ourselves to the block captain making bed-checks. The first few weeks he …

Login or Register to join our Nima-kai

サイト情報

Lily is a retired school teacher, pianist, stained glass artist, and watercolorist who now spends her time attempting to unclutter her life and to urge her garden to grow. She has written a creative memoir, 'Gasa Gasa Girl Goes to Camp: A Nisei Youth Behind a World War II Fence' to be published by the University of Utah Press.

日系関連の興味分野

  • コミュニティ
  • 家族史
  • フェスティバル・祭り
  • 日本食・日系フード
  • 日本町

最新情報を入手

最新情報メールの配信登録

Journal feed
Events feed
Comments feed

プロジェクトをサポート

ディスカバー・ニッケイ

ディスカバー・ニッケイは、互いにネットワークを広げ、日系の体験談を分かち合う場です。プロジェクトを継続し、より良いものにしていくためには、皆さまのご協力が不可欠です。ご支援お願いします!

サポートの方法>>

プロジェクト企画 全米日系人博物館


主な援助
日本財団