Ah the joys of being almost bipolar....
But I learned a lot about Kitsune stuff...most recent thing I read tracked things into the 1950s, where people were still reporting being tricked by foxes, and even still mentioned the occasional tale of fox possession...
Other neat research tidbits I've seen lately:
Here are some jpgs of 16th century art.
A neat little page on the 7 grasses of spring and the 7 grasses of autumn with pictures
And this is a nice site about Japanese armour
I've been weakening my hubby...he's found out that shooting a 16th century firearm kind of cool...and we know someone who's selling one...next thing you know, I'll get him dressed up as an Ashigaru, a Japanese foot soldier...LOL.