断捨離 DAN-SHA-RI

Many people know the word emoji it’s Japanese 絵文字.

And there is another word I’d like to share “断捨離” DAN-SHA-RI,

a kind of reminder that less would be more.

断-Discontinuity

捨-Discard

離-Release

As Japanese, each kanji tells me what it implies.

There are several equivalent English words, and above are examples I chose.

By making decisions during DANSHARI it helps making up our mind and let go of things.

Moreover, we value in stuff which decided to keep.


断捨離します

木材になった元家具

ベンチとテーブル木材

And at my parent’s home

A Bed frame, table, benches and a counter kitchen we broke into pieces.

A hanging chair was donated the other night

Reassemble

a huge fridge was sold

Two doors fridge

a sofa bed was donated yesterday

15year used sofa

a double sized mattress will be gone next Sunday.

Hope to find someone needs this

One by one we release thing, and we get more space.

We get lighter and easer to breathe.

Mom is organizing pictures, some are before I was born.

We will make a space to put up those pictures.

P.S.

Today we donated a mattress, and base x 2. Some guy sent us a text through barter site, he came to pick them up so we helped to get those things on his car.

Another phishing sms

Phishing, tagese.com

It’s phishing, don’t call back / click the link.

Everyone buys one or two things by online for Christmas, it’s easy to be trapped.

I searched on the web, and there is following helpful info, just updated two hours ago.

tagese.com お客様宛にお荷物のお届けにあがりました 6954f.xyz/

Looks like fraud specific info provider.

This page does not get any benefit from sharing such info so I think it’s safe to follow.

Otherwise I could have clicked the link.

Be careful and have a good evening from Japan.

Pressure Cooker Chicken Wings

10 pieces of chicken wings

And shiitake mushrooms

Japanese radish 1/2

Put them all into the pot.

Soy source x 40cc

Vinegar x 1cup

Sake x 40cc

Sugar x 6tbs

All into the pressure cooker too.

Set the pot manual timer for 15 minutes at medium pressure, then allow pressure to release naturally (about 15 minutes).

After heat will make chicken tender.

At last, add some greens.

できあがり!

Amazonのレビューはもう使えない

もはや意味をなさないAmazonレビューの避け方 (敢えて「よけかた」と言いたい)

仕事で使うデジタルフォトフレームを買うために、Amazonでデジタルフォトフレーム,人感センサー付き,動画 で検索したところ

星五つ⭐️

もしくは星四.xxつ

レビューは高評価で、怪しい日本語の商品説明つき中国製のプロダクトが上から下まで表示された

試しに数製品、1点づつレビュー詳細を読むと明らかにサクラ

拙い日本語もしくは、google翻訳したままの適当な作文で大体同じ期間に投稿されている

そんな製品レビューは星五つが不釣り合いに多く、だからこそ星一つのレビューが映える

人間十人十色だし、製品は何割か不具合があるもの

100/105が星五つは不自然

バランスのおかしいレビュー

時間の無駄だと思い、次はgoogleで「デジタルフォトフレーム」「人感センサー付き」「動画」で検索したところ、当然Amazon広告が1ページのトップに出る

掘っても掘ってもAmazon呪縛から逃れられない

そこで「デジタルフォトフレーム」「人感センサー付き」「動画」「-Amazon」にしてみたところ、今度は大分み易くなった

(“-“マイナスをつけると、それは含まないになる)

購入は結局Amazon経由でも、少しマシな製品情報が得られると思う

Amazonなら、バランスのおかしいレビューの洗い出しからサプライヤーコントロールまで、瞬時にAIでピヨピヨっとできるだろうにね

ジャイアントカンパニーにはいいお手本を示して欲しいところです

2020 Color Trends

Color trends is one of unspoken expressions created by deep psyche of people.

https://www.shutterstock.com/blog/trends/2020-color-trends

The original blog I have referred to:

Shutterstock Publishes 2020 Color Trends Report [Infographic]

Shutterstock Publishes 2020 Color Trends Report [Infographic]


— Read on jamoraquai.com/shutterstock-publishes-2020-color-trends-report-infographic/

Sightseeing around Yokohama

A perfect day to go applying for a passport.

Beautifully colored Ginko leaves.

At one intersection near the Yamashita-park

It says フランス橋 “France-bashi bridge”, eye-catching reflections of the overwater glint.

France-bashi bridge

I walked to the next train station “Motomachi” by foot. A black-brown mailbox blend in with the scenery.

Oh?

Kept walking to the China-town near Ishikawacho station.

Barely see a Chinese-inspired light

And at last, “かをり” one of old confectionary stores.

かをり 山下町かをり

My steps counted 15,000.

It was really a nice long walk, and got a Christmas present for mom.

Homegrown Chinese Oranges ðŸŠ

It’s Dec 1st, time flies so rapidly in 2019.

Last year mom made marmalade jam from them.

It’s time for an another marmalade jam.

My grandma’s tree

Originally it’s my grandma’s tree and now mom is looking after them at this time around.

And so as the birds.

He’s looking at birds

And looking at those birds is one of my cat’s pleasure.

I got this much.

They smell so good.

And look perfect too.

I’ll ask mom to cook.

With the jam I could cook some cookies later.


By the way, I purchased a solar charging light with human presence detection sensor. I installed it in our tiny backyard.

At night, going out to the yard after having a hot and long bath, it’s really relaxing, and we needed a light.

Musashi light

It’s holding a handrail by itself.

It’s charging by solar.

It’s water resistance.

And surprisingly fine sensor quality with 2,000 yen.

Might get one more to use at the entrance. Strongly recommend to someone looking for a similar product.


P.S.

Mom made a syrup!

金柑

I can make a hot drink with this.

I’ll make cookies or a pound cake :-).