Saturday, July 31, 2010

Insect 007 (locust  イナゴ  Inago)

The insect is active locust. We found it yesterday morning.

It give a jump from the hose pipe to my hand.

Our grandson see it with interest.

Now he went back his home in the suburbs of Tokyo with his baby brother, his parents and us yesterday, and them I went back here this early morning.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Visitor from US

He stayed at our house as high school student for four months eight years ago.

Here is his one of his favorite place in our city.

He is good at Japanese. He can speak Japanese and write Chines character very well.
In addition he knows well Japanese culture, history, literature and old- fashion word.
Now he works for Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco US.

Sunday, July 25, 2010

VIsitor from the sky

Thunderstorm cane to our garden yesterday.
Our corns came down with the thunderstorm.

So I got up them this morning.

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Too Late? (experiment farm)

I planted seed of corn yesterday thrice.
Is it too late?

A instruction of the corn seed says that the seed is improved variety.
It's OK to seed until last July.
So I did try that. Could I take in?

I did the corn a week ago at here after strawberry.

It's evening strong shower with sunder at 9:00 pm.

Today's face

#056 Clerodendrum thomsoniae (源平カズラ)

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Out of door IKEBANA

Several Casa Blanca Lilies came into flower.

Aye Yai did do IKEBANA of the Casa Blanca Lily this morning at the drop of a hat.

It's her work, out of door IKEBANA!
They are breathing good smell.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Monday, July 19, 2010

Not into that kind of thing!

This is my work today.

It seems our grandson says that I am not into such a kind of work.

I like this one!

Right on ! ! ! !

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Star Festival (七夕祭 七夕祭り Tanabatamatsuri)

We went to the Star Festival which is one of big event in our city.

In a left-to-right, Our daughter with her younger son, our grandson, Aye Yai.

There are a lot of food stall.
It seemed bread is better than the songs of birds.

Beans man

Friday, July 16, 2010

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Harvest #011 (Boiled soybean 枝豆 Edamame) 

This is a new face using new harvest, Boiled soybean.

Now this is what I would call Boiled Soybean!

These are a stuff of our today's breakfast and my lunchbox..

Fallen flowers and A strange face

There are many flowers under the Chinese trumpet.
I have to do clean up them everyday at this season.

I used them as artist's material with the harvests today.
Here is the art!

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

Monday, July 12, 2010

Gone pupa! "Monukeokara もぬけの殻"

The picture was taken by me early evening yesterday.

This picture was taken by me this early morning.

It's gone pupa.
What a pity!
I missed emerging from the pupa.

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Vegetables man

These are today's harvests.
Harvest #008-067 (Green pepper ) 
Harvest #006-4-27 (Bell Pepper) 

This is a roast dried saury with fried green peppers for this breakfast.

These are peace of pizza using the bell peppers and tomatoes as this lunch.

Saturday, July 10, 2010

#054 Morning glory(朝顔 アサガオ Asagao)

"朝 ; Asa" means Morning, and "顔 ; Gao" means Face.

Yes, Morning glory is exactly Face of Japanese Summer Morning!

It's still rainy season.