June 5th, 2014 by Jan

I heard the news of Sensei Tanaka death this morning.

I join many in mourning the loss of this incredible woman. I did not study with her, but was fortunate to take classes with her at PAWMA. Her demos were out of this world.

What I remember most though is her smile. And I remember sitting next to her at the PAWMA bazaar selling stuff. One year, she showed us how to make funny origami hats out of dust cloths.

I so wish I had paid better attention and could make one today, but I was laughing too hard at the time to actually learn.

I remember. Salute.

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