November 27, 2014

Farmers market, November

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My refrigerator is an overcrowded mess:


September 6, 2014

Saturday at the MIL’s

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The MIL’s kitchen (she’s in the hospital for a while and I have invaded her country for the weekend): DSC_7244 DSC_7248 DSC_7245 DSC_7252 DSC_7243 DSC_7221

August 26, 2014

And another autumn beer

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August 21, 2014

Another autumn beer

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August 20, 2014

This is a bad dog

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This bad dog lives down the street. When he hears someone walk past his house, he immediately begins barking and rushes out the doggy door. The old faded brown poodle living across the street with an old woman who wears long colorful skirts and always an apron, has a gray curly perm like a poodle, is his nemesis. When she shuffles out to walk her dog, I know it because the bad dog barks and barks and barks. He barks at other dogs, too, but he really doesn’t care for that poodle.

When I pass his house I deliberately make noise so if he’s inside he can hear and come barreling out, only to stop short when he realizes it’s only me. He looks away and pretends the whole thing never happened. Sometimes he lounges on the front steps and sees me coming and ignores me completely. I tease him about it but he refuses to acknowledge me, the non-dog of no interest. He has a little chair he sits on for a good view of the street and his people put out some mosquito-repellent incense for his comfort. The bad dog enjoys the summer evening and waits for the poodle.

August 19, 2014

Autumn is here according to the beer!

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Kirin Aki Aji seasonal brew! The sun still sets in the wrong place behind my apartment building, so I had to go outside my front door to take this picture. A neighbor walked by and I was a little embarrassed, caught holding up a beer can into the sky, but it was a guy and he just grunted a greeting and didn’t look at me funny or anything. He had been shopping and I could see beer in his shopping bag, but it one of the other cheaper beers with pretty autumn cans. I will hold up some of those in the sky tomorrow.

August 11, 2014

Farmers Market

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Peppers of all kinds, lettuce, cucumbers, potatoes, tomatoes, squash, blueberries, nectarines, red onions. Yellow things, I don’t remember what they’re called or what to do with them.


Lots of basil, recipe included. Two weeks ago I found cilantro!


August 9, 2014

I think there are zombies in this rice field

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We did not stop to find out.




August 8, 2014

My lily bloomed and it rained

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August 5, 2014

A sweet pilsner from Gifu on a hot day

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