Woodblock Print #96 from 100 Views of Edo
by Ando Hiroshige (1797-1858)

                October 30, 2004

Dearest Mom—

For your 96th birthday,
here's Ando Hiroshige's
woodblock print #96
100 Views of Edo
which inspired this haiku:

A single boatsman
Rows of huts along the shore
And ah— Mount Fuji!

May your 96th birthday & year be
beautiful, healthful, & wonderful!

                With much Love,