As you know, I’ve been showing photos of our time in Texas visiting my parents. When I was there, I was paying attention to a few little things because they appear in my manuscript (set in Texas.) Of course, I know Texas pretty well—but I don’t live there, I live in Japan. So I wanted make sure my manuscript really felt “Texas.”
Cicadas are a symbol of deep summer in Japan. And in Texas, too. In Japan, I had listened to the cicadas.
To listen to the Japanese cicadas:
So next is a video I took of the cicadas in Texas. Do they sound like Japanese ones?
LOL The dog knows I’m not his mom.