Category Archives: ≫≫≫ Nature

◆Jupiter and its moons

  Jupiter and Its Moons       On Thursday night, around 10 o’clock, while I was preparing my classes for the following1 day, Will shouted from downstairs, "Would you like to see Jupitar’s moons?"     Actually, Will got to know2 from some news site on the Internet that something special was going on3 [...]

◆Birder’s Report

  Birder’s Report (by Will)     There is a place in Sendai that I know where many birds roost1.   I visited last week. The birds make their huge nests in the pine trees2, all crowded3 together and sometimes touching. And it’s not just one kind of bird! We counted 5 species4 — all [...]

◆Pumpkins of This Year

    Pumpkins of This Year     It’s pumpkin (and everything else) planting time again!      For the last few years I haven’t been very excited about my pumpkins but this year I’m in the mood to1 grow a big one.   So I ordered some special seeds2 on the net and decided [...]

◆Finally Some Actions!

    Finally Some Action!(by Will)     I put up my birdfeeder in the middle of December, and had no activity for a long time. It always takes a while for the birds to find the feeder (I don’t feed in the summer, so it’s like starting from scratch1 each time), but it took [...]

◆Another New Thing in the Garden

    Another New Thing in the Garden        Again, a report from our garden. Now, a mysterious tower has appeared!  Is our garden turning into some kind of religious1 spot? Last month, an offering2-looking3 thingy4 and this month, a pagoda-looking kind of thingy was added.      The truth is…. Will is [...]