A Turtle dove perching on our apricot tree. This year they had a nest in the neighbor's tree, and the one who was not on the nest often took look out duty on this branch of our tree.
I had tried for several years to get a good picture of these pretty Mejiro. They are quite timid. This one was my first success. Afterward I was able to capture more.
A white-eye on the apricot tree. I put out fruit for them in the winter.
A bumper apricot harvest
Gray starlings from our window.
Baby spiders born in our garage.
Our narrow staircase. This limits the kind of furniture we can have in the kitchen and living room.
Cable maintenance. Taken from the living room window.
Taken from in front of our door. Pure black ice.
A Japanese White Eye. This was taken from my dining room window. The orange pole in the background is for hanging laundry on my balcony.
View from our window.
My lunch - lox and cheese, avocado and rucola on rice bread.
A fly on the balcony railing
These huge jungle crows are very prevalent in Tokyo.
Peanut butter cookies made with Frankie.
The Japanese room, taken from the living room.
Raymen's rubber plant.
Our dining room and living room taken with a fish eye lens.
Taken from our living room window which looks out on a junior high school play field.
New Years breakfast.
Japanese Gray starling, seen from our living room window. These usually run around on the ground.
The sunset from our window, taken with a telephoto lens.
The living room taken from the tatami room. This is our only view window.
Daphne Odora. We enjoyed this for several years, but it eventually died.
Hot coffee on a cold morning.
The road in front of our house on a snowy night. You can only see the side of our house just past Morino San's house on the corner.
Our street on a rainy night. Our house is on the right.
Roast beef, made by Raymen
The road in front of our house after a dusting of snow.
An early apricot blossom.
The living room, taken from the dinning room.
Our name plate at night.
Our neighbor just across the street.
Birds on a snowy day. This is taken from our living room window in January. These are Gray Starlings.
A brown eared bulbul (hiodori) eating a mandarin orange on our apricot tree.
Mejiro in our apricot tree
The solar eclipse taken from our north balcony.
Toasted omochi on nori.
Seishi's Tai nabe.
Just playing with post processing.
We shoveled the snow in front of our house, but the neighbor up the hill didn't clear their snow. It melted a little at a time, then continued to freeze making a sheet of transparent ice right in front of our door.