The mist that arises from a roof in heavy rain.
Cheesecake in a jar:
The baker suggested that these would be good in a packed lunch…now I’m kicking myself for not thinking of it myself.
Recipe in source <3
Uchimizu: the practice of pouring graywater onto the pavement surrounding one’s home to temporarily reduce ambient temperatures.
(What a beautiful way to handle the ugly heat this year! Although one imagines it would do nothing for the humidity…)
Just in case a bento box wasn’t cute enough for you… here’s a tiny one!
Now that an incoming school year is forcing me to think of fall, I might as well soften the blow with fantasies of beautiful capes. Perhaps this is the year I’ll make myself one…?
When I was much younger, my greatest ambition was to become a cake decorator. Sadly, I have never learned to make ruffles like these.
EDIT: Now I have! Check out the nifty little explanation in the source <3
Marimo balls are a special form of algal colony that grows in fluffy green balls at the bottom of Japanese lakes. They’re supposed to bring good luck to their caretakers.
I’m just wondering why there isn’t a Miyazaki film about these little guys yet…
“A bird who tries to fly higher
flies into the blue…
A lady who strives to rise higher,
she wears a high-heeled shoe”
—David Byrne, Call of the Wild (Rei Momo album)