Two men setting up a chess board on the road in Sangenjaya.
Okonomi yaki at the summer festival just a few minutes from our house
A poice car at night.
This child's rain hat adorned the corner street post. I wonder if the owner found it.
Tearing down the old Nihon Daigaku campus near our house. It has sat empty for over 20 years because of being full of asbestos. It took a long time to tear it down.
I love the pretty curtains on this old tin house. Seen on the covered river walkway.
A goldfish that is kept in a pickle crock in our neighborhood.
A bit of snow on the mossy Buddha at Ryuunji temple.
Cherry blossoms at night. This was taken on the covered river walkway near our house.
Bus stop/ taxi stop around the corner from our house.
An autum fesival at our local shrine. You can see Frankie on the far right.
Seishi's mom drinking hot chocolate in the park. She has a real sweet tooth
The new Nichidai campus has been torn down and finally rebuilt. Classes started on April 4th. Construction took 3 years. Scroll up and you can see a tear down image that was taken exactly 3 years previous to this one.
The glass apartment on the way to Baba's nursing home.
Hiodori at Setagaya Kannon
A new ultra-modern house in our neighborhood. I would love to see the inside. The black siding is charred wood.
Taken on the covered river near our house.
This is our neighbor's cat. There are many stray cats in the area and most pets are kept indoors. This one is an outside cat who defends its turf. Its cat fight song is an integral part of our life most of the year.
Just having some fun with night time panning. This was taken about 2 minutes from our house.
The covered river that runs between Sangenjaya and Nakameguro. It is just a few hundred meters from our house.
One of the old pre-war shops near our house. It will likely be torn down soon.
This is an apartment building in the neighborhood that is totally surrounded by these louvered windows.
A little statue in a shrine near our house.
The main intersection 1 block from our house on a snowy night.
Garbage men in the park on their lunch break. Power naps are in fashion at present.
Our neiborhood Tatami shop, taken through the glass of his front door. He is the one we call to replace our tatami.
Sangenjaya with a dusting of snow. This gives you an idea of how cozy we are with our neighbors. The view is from Carrot tower.
Another portion of the covered river.
Another view of this same shop. I used to have English lessons in the beauty parlor on the left corner of this building.
The bus street around the corner, on a rainy night.
A mejiro in the plum blossom tree in Ryuunji's parking lot.
A father and his son at the Bon Odori summer fesival.
Cherry trees in the neighborhood park
Baseball at the Junior high school visible from our living room window. Seishi attended this school as well as Kento and Emiko.
Detail of a neighborhood house.
An old house on the way to Mio's. This is the toilet room with a small window down low for ventilation. This house has since been torn down and replaced with an apartment.
The bench in front of Setagaya Kannon, on a rainy night.