Which Automobile or Motorcycle can Pass through Such a Narrow Opening?

The Board says Automobiles and Motorcycles are Prohibited to Pass Through

No, “Do Not Pass Thru” on that white board means that an automobile and a motorcycle are not allowed to go through that riverbank road.

Small Birds of Japanese Tit came to my Garden Yesterday

A Small Bird of Japanese Tit on Neighbor’s Roof

It is very rare to see the birds of Japanese Tit in my garden. I heard their songs Yesterday morning and then quickly picked up my digital camera. Actually sparrows are always here. But this time of year sparrows don’t come to my garden because there a plenty of food in rice field. Perhaps the absence of sparrows made it easier for Japanese Tit to come to my garden. But I am not sure.

Three White Birds at River Side

Three White Birds whose Name I don’t know

I saw three white birds from a distance. I used my telephoto lens as much as I could. If I can see them spreading their wings from short distance, I would be surprised by their wide wing span, although I know that it is impossible to get closer to them.

What does she think while perching on a rusted steel pipe in vast Rice Field of Niigata?

Rice Fields in Niigata, Northern Japan

Is that black bird thinking about inflation rates or climate change? Probably she is thinking about how to survive the coming winter.

Our Energy Source has already gone on a Long Journey

Rice Fields in Niigata, Northern Japan

Rice reaping has already been done while I have not been able to take a walk for weeks. We Japanese eat rice as staple. That is the reason I call them “energy source”(not sauce). They will make a long journey from rice field in Niigata to customers.