Wow! notebook -- a morale booster! When a staff member receives the notebook, they read the wonderful message that someone wrote for them. They, in turn, write a note to another staff member to encourage, give a boost, or to just say how much they are appreciated. At the bottom of the page they write, "Don't forget to pass it on....."
Finial of Buddhist priest's staff (shakujo) 1185-1333 Kamakura period Bronze H: 45.4 cm Japan. The wide, ornamental head of a staff was attached to a long pole of iron or wood. This example contains symbols from Esoteric Buddhism (Mikkyo), including stupas (relic monuments) at the center and disks representing the sun and moon at upper left and right.