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Out walking

Out walking

Morning mist in the hills this morning. Asa moya. 朝靄です。 The goat ladies leading me up the path to yoga. A hilltop shrine overlooking Sakuma dam has been here since 1704. These little pink flowers remind me of the nonpariels on liquorice...
Typhoon 21

Typhoon 21

Mr. Mogura drowned in our yard yesterday. His beautiful little feet will no longer dig rills under the moss. I am beyond tired of storms. As Typhoon #21 passed to the south of us, it dumped an entire month’s worth of rain. It flooded the downtown Kamogawa, as...
Walk in the woods

Walk in the woods

Another typhoon is on its way here tomorrow, so we decided to get in some walking in today. I was keen to go up Futatsuyama and Tod wanted to walk on the lindo (林道) so we combined the two. Before we got to the woods, we passed by a highly damaged solar farm near the...
Pre-typhoon

Pre-typhoon

Typhoon 19 is on its way, on a course to hit us on Saturday into Sunday. Today, Tod and I prepared by stockng up on food, filling Tilly’ tank, cleaning up outside, and getting all the storm shutters cleaned and ready. The cats do not like the change in weather....
Typh0on #19, Hagibis

Typh0on #19, Hagibis

Social media sources and the news are loudly warning about Super Typhoon 19, which looks like it might make landfall in Japan over the weekend. But where it will hit, and at what intensity, is a matter of speculation at this point. Tod & I are scheduled to go to...