Yellow spring at Mother Farm
★2012/06/24 16:13

Spring is not just sakuras in Japan~! p_hana-ani01.gif

Other than a pink spring, I had a yellow spring this year too p_hana-ani03.gifh_kira01.gif face_self-conscious_smile.gif

A yellow spring at Mother Farm (マザー牧場) in Chiba an_aries.gifh_kira01.gif
The official website in Japanese / English. (Japanese one has more contents)

Mother Farm is actually a sight-seeing made farm for visitors located at the top of a mountain. This place has a very charm view, very breezy, very cute farm animals, very nice face3_kao09.gif

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Mother Farm's ticketThe tickets face3_kao07.gif 
Don’t know how many types do they have, but we’ve got a sheep tic and an alpaca tic~ face3_kao06.gif
Yes, they have ALPACAs in the farm h_bikkuri04.gif Alpaca has been very popular  in Japan these days h_note.gif

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Mother Farm AlpacaPic source: http://www.motherfarm.co.jp/news/alpacameet.html
See how cute alpaca is h_heart09.gif

View from Mother Farm 1This is the view from inside the farm~ h_kira01.gif Up at the mountain face3_kao09.gif a2_up.gif

View from Mother Farm 2Spot the yellow part! That is the yellow spring we are gonna visit face3_kao07.gifh_note.gif

Before that, lunch first f_z_spoon02.gif 
Time still at around 10:30am but we din’t wanna get stuck with the crowd at lunch time. Eat earlier avoid the traffic body3_te02.gif

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Mother Farm's lunchA very oily lunch, but the fried thing quite yummy with broccolini flowers p_hana-ani03.gifh_note3.gif

There’s a BBQ service house there too for lunch! Big space, nice view great fun for a BBQ party if come in group a2_up.gifa2_up.gifa2_up.gifface3_kao09.gif

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Mother Farm BBQ terraceLooking like this h_shine.gif not lunch time yet, so still no one around. Order food ingredients at the shop and BBQ~ easy body3_te02.gifh_shine.gif 
kinda miss Hokkaido face3_kao21.gif..BBQ-ing so often the whole summer in the great nature p_yotuba.gif 

 
Looking at the Mother Farm's map Checking the map for our yellow spring p_hana-ani03.gifh_kira01.gif

 View from Mother Farm 3The nearest spot was just down the stairs near the lunch station.

Mother Farm in spring with broccolini flowersAnd here! face3_kao09.gifp_hana-ani03.gif 
The name of this yellow bush is Broccolini flowers (菜の花, na no hana). It’s actually a type of vegetable similar to broccoli. Tasted quite nice in the fried thing I had for lunch face2_delicious.gif   

Yasu at Mother FarmYappi acting cool~ face_self-conscious_smile.gif p_hana-ani03.gif face_self-conscious_smile.gif p_hana-ani03.gif face_self-conscious_smile.gif p_hana-ani03.gif face_self-conscious_smile.gif p_hana-ani03.gif face_self-conscious_smile.gif p_hana-ani03.gif 

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Siu-siu (笑笑) two-shot time o_camera2.gifh_shine.gif hoho

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Yasu and Haruka Mother Farm two-shot 1Yappi looks like a little boy here face_self-conscious_smile.gif

Yasu and Haruka Mother Farm two-shot 2
Yasu and Haruka Mother Farm two-shot 3First time self-taking photos’ background looking so magnificentmark3_sign01.gifface3_kao22.gifh_kira01.gif

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Little stairs to the broccolini flowers at Mother FarmWalking down and up a little..

Surrounded by broccolini flowersand there’s a little space with a table and bench to rest h_note3.gif

But somehow, while we were resting and taking some photos..
Taking photos for other people at Mother Farm we were also kept asking by other people to take photos for them.. face3_kao17.gif busy yappi face3_kao09.gif

Resting corner at Mother FarmTotally a different view from the opposite side face2_catface.gif
Trees still in the state of preparing to turn green p_futaba.gif

Baby momiji at Mother FarmBaby momiji (maple leaves)h_shine.gif started to grow p_maple.gif so cute h_heart09.gif


Gazing at the lovely view at Mother FarmThis place supposedly a farm with a lot of farm animals for people to enjoy and learning about them.. but we were here more for the flowers, trees and the tranquil~face_shy.gif

I like farm, but prefer to visit a real farm face3_kao07.gif some place like Hokkaido h_heart08.gif wahaha

Cow at Mother FarmThe cow an_taurus.gif near the entrance..

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Sheep at Mother Farmand the sheep an_aries.gif 
to prove that we were really here at the Mother Farmmark3_sign03.gifface3_kao09.gif 

What the farm actually looks like with all the farm animals → Click h_bikkuri03.gif

24 June 2012 | No Comments » |

Category:harupi episodes

The Sakura
★2012/06/22 01:09

My new renovated blog, hoho a2_up.gifa2_up.gifface_self-conscious_smile.gifh_kira01.gif thanks to Yappi~ we did it together but he did all the programming stuffs~h_heart09.gif

But by importing this blog, all my previous “Facebook Likes” gone~~face3_kao21.gif
Anyway, thanks everyone who LIKES before body2_a_good.gifh_heart08.gif

Because of this renovating, which I couldn’t blog for a period of time, I know I am way too late talking about the sakura season..but still, sakura was amazing.
Always just too pretty to believe that this magical moment last only for about a week h_bikkuri04.gif p_cherryblossom.gifh_kira02.gif

Though I didn’t go anywhere special for a Hanami (sakura viewing, a Japanese culture) this year, everywhere was just full of sakuras blossomingmark3_sign03.gif p_cherryblossom.gifh_kira02.gifp_cherryblossom.gifh_kira02.gifp_cherryblossom.gifh_kira02.gifp_cherryblossom.gifh_kira02.gifp_cherryblossom.gifh_kira02.gif

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Sakura blossomThis was taken from the hospital carpark I went  p_cherryblossom.gifh_kira02.gif Sooooo pretty~face_self-conscious_smile.gifh_shine.gif

Night sakura in ShibuyaAnd this was taken at night in Shibuya, one of the most busiest city in Tokyo p_cherryblossom.gifh_kira02.gif Yes, sakura is as charming as ever even at night coz of it’s bright whitish pinkish petals! p_sakura.gifh_kira02.gif

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Siu-Siu (笑笑) two-shot time o_camera2.gifh_shine.gif face3_kao07.gif 
Can’t leave without some memories of us being here before, anywhere we go face4_kao-a03.gif

Taken somewhere by the road near a park (Mitsuike Park) that we planned to go but couldn’t find any parking.. so we ended up viewing sakuras by the road instead.. face3_kao17.gifh_sweat02.gif

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Haruka and Yasu sakura two-shot 1

Haruka and Yasu sakura two-shot 2

Haruka and Yasu sakura two-shot 3

Haruka and Yasu sakura two-shot 4

Haruka and Yasu sakura two-shot 5

Haruka and Yasu sakura two-shot 6Love the background full of SAKURAs~ p_cherryblossom.gifh_kira02.gifp_sakura.gifh_kira02.gifp_cherryblossom.gifh_kira02.gifp_sakura.gifh_kira02.gifp_cherryblossom.gifh_kira02.gifp_sakura.gifh_kira02.gifp_cherryblossom.gifh_kira02.gifp_sakura.gifh_kira02.gif

Sometimes feeling awkward to post all these 自慢な (self-proud?) kinda photos up.. face2_catface.gifh_sweat02.gifjust wanna keep as  our own  record of memories h_heart09.gif

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The sakura season Click to enlarge h_kira02.gifo_pb_search.gif

Larger view of the sakuras by the roadside~ p_cherryblossom.gifh_heart04.gif not bad eh? face3_kao06.gif

22 June 2012 | No Comments » |

Category:harupi episodes

The spring before blossoming~
★2012/04/29 22:00

Went for a date to Mitsuike Park (三ツ池公園) in Kanagawa, a very nice big park nearby, erm..around 15~20 minutes from home icon:face_self-conscious_smile

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Mitsuike Park 三ツ池公園 1

Sakura trees behind before the blossoms icon:p_futabaicon:h_kira02 the beginning of April icon:face3_kao07

Mitsuike Park 三ツ池公園 3
Can see pinkish blossom buds on the trees~icon:p_futaba which means sakura is on it’s way icon:p_sakura

Mitsuike Park 三ツ池公園 2
Great weather on that day icon:face3_kao09icon:w_1_sun temperature getting warmer, not so colorful yet with flowers but everything seems to get lively icon:p_hana-ani03 though still a lil’ bit cold when the wind blows..

Mitsuike Park ducks on the pond
Lots of black? ducks on the lake icon:face4_kao-a01

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Mitsuike Park duck
And they’re actually looking quite handsome on a closer look icon:mark3_sign03icon:face3_kao22

Yakisoba lunch at Mitsuike Park Planned to bring some bento lunch for a picnic at the park..
But didn’t bother at last which we ended up eating yakisoba (instant noodles) from a shop there icon:face3_kao17

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Whenever we went for a date, we usually snap lots of two-shot photos on our ownicon:h_heart04 making funny faces and so.. icon:face3_kao09 we call this “Siu-Siu” (笑笑) which means, smile-smile in Cantonese icon:face3_kao06
At first, “Siu-Siu” was just a phrase like saying “Say Chesse” just for us to get ready before the click. From then on, we started referring “Siu-Siu” as our two-shot where ever we go icon:face_self-conscious_smile

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Mitsuike Park 三ツ池公園 two-shot 1
Tee hee icon:face_shy

Mitsuike Park 三ツ池公園 two-shot 2
I was trying to get a lovely kiss shot, and he kept making faces..icon:face3_kao14

Mitsuike Park 三ツ池公園 two-shot 3
again icon:face3_kao15

Mitsuike Park 三ツ池公園 two-shot 4
at last icon:face3_kao20icon:h_heart09 kinda..

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Mitsuike Park 三ツ池公園 4
Love this icon:h_heart08

29 April 2012 | 2 Comments » |

Category:harupi episodes

A day before my birthday 2011
★2012/01/14 18:30

Happy New Year 2012icon:h_kira01icon:face4_kao-a01

Been a lil’ bit busy with house moving from Hokkaido back to Tokyo.. actually it’s Kanagawaicon:h_sweat02 and always, I’ve been regretting for not updating this blog..icon:face3_kao17

Though it is already the year of 2012, I still have a lot of past year stories to post even from now on icon:face3_kao09icon:h_sweat02 will speed up..icon:body_a_biceps

First for a very simple story but a very sweet moment for me on the 29th November 2011, a day before my birthdayicon:h_noteicon:h_heart08 icon:face4_kao-a02

I’ve got a bouquet of flowersicon:p_cherryblossom3icon:h_heart09

Birthday's flowers

And I’ve got a birthday strawberry cake icon:f_c_cakeicon:h_heart08 icon:face4_kao-a02
 
My 2011 birthday cake

And I’ve got a lovely husband who prepared for my birthday icon:face_shyicon:h_heart04

Getting the candles ready

Lighting the candles

He sang me the birthday song adorablyicon:h_note

I made a wish
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and blew the candles..icon:xmas_candle

Watching at the cake

Faces behind my birthday cake
Birthday kissThank you LGC (hubby), it’s just cuteicon:h_heart09

Faces on my birthdayAs being a new generation people, we camwhored a lot after that.. in order to put in facebook/blog icon:face3_kao07icon:h_sweat02

Happy Birthday note

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Happy

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birthday

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Birthday kiss

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It was simple and classic, but definitely the sweetest birthday I always had icon:face_self-conscious_smileicon:h_kira02.
.ehem* should say it was my birthday’s eve icon:face4_kao-a04 I think this was my first time having my birthday’s eve celebrated icon:face3_kao07icon:h_heart08 

14 January 2012 | 6 Comments » |

Category:harupi episodes

I have a new pet! He is black with 6 legs!
★2011/10/12 01:00

I have a new~~~~~ PET icon:an_mushi

Not a cat icon:an_cat, not a dog icon:an_dog

Not a hamster icon:an_dog2, not a rabbit icon:an_usagi.

Not anything in an aquarium icon:an_fish, not anything fluffy either icon:an_aries.

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And so,

Meeeeeeeet ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~  Sutsuuni icon:mark3_sign01icon:face_self-conscious_smileicon:h_heart04 

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Stag beetle - Sutsuuni 1

He’s a stag beetle~ icon:face3_kao07icon:h_kira02 
Species: Lucanus maculifemoratus, Miyama Kuwagata in Japanese (ミヤマクワガタ)
Miyama species is said that, they do not hibernate in winter but are able to go through one winter if conditions met. 

I searched on the internet and I think Miyama is the coolest species of stag beetlesicon:mark3_sign01
Miyama Kuwagata images icon:o_camera2 
          

Though is he not as much valued compare to species Dorcus hopei binodulosus, Oo Kuwagata in Japanese (オオクワガタ) which could live for 10 years or so if lucky..icon:face3_kao20
Oo Kuwagata images icon:o_camera2

My colleague found this one in the wood and brought him back icon:face3_kao09icon:h_kira02


Stag beetle - Sutsuuni One running away
He is consider big and good-looking icon:face3_kao06 but a lil’ bit clumsy and thinking of running away..icon:face3_kao20

Stag beetle - Catching Sutsuuni One

I’m gonna keeeeeeeep you~ icon:face3_kao07icon:h_shine

Stag beetle - Sutsuuni One trying to run away

Let me outta hereicon:mark3_sign03icon:h_annoy 
A net is too not secure to keep Sutsuuni.. icon:face3_kao17

Stag beetle - Sutsuuni One wanna be free

He just kept cutting the net trying to runaway..icon:face3_kao18icon:h_sweat02
At first, I never thought I’d be serious in keeping Sutsuuni, I mean as a real pet..icon:face3_kao20icon:h_sweat02
I gave him a chunk of radish with honey on top as his food icon:face3_kao20icon:h_sweat02
Then only I know, beetles do not eat radish but only cucumber or watemelon..icon:face3_kao20icon:h_sweat02icon:h_sweat02
But at least he eats honey! icon:face3_kao20

Looking at him trying so hard to run away everyday, I decided to give him a nicer and warmer home..icon:yb_house02icon:h_kira01

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Stag beetle - preparing home for Sutsuuni One

This home is not expensive at all icon:face_self-conscious_smile around 1000yen including his honey food icon:face_self-conscious_smileicon:h_kira01

Stag beetle - Sutsuuni One and harupi

Ready to move to new home~ icon:face_self-conscious_smileicon:h_note

Stag beetle - Sutsuuni One in my hand

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Stag beetle - Sutsuuni One new home

Stag beetle - Sutsuuni One new home 2
New home~ icon:yb_house02icon:p_hana-ani03icon:h_shine

Stag beetle - Sutsuuni One with mom

And Mami’s happy for him too icon:face3_kao06icon:h_heart04 Mami kinda love him and having fun looking at him everyday icon:face3_kao07icon:h_heart08
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4 days later…

Stag beetle - Sutsuuni not moving..He laid down weird..
He was struggling to get up..
but he couldn’t..
I thought he just fell..
I thought he will be better the next day..
So I waited another day hoping he could get up again..

Climbing his favorite tree trunk..
Eat his favorite black honey..
Playing on the sands..

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But he didn’t..anymore.. icon:face3_kao13

Stag beetle - Sutsuuni One died

Not anymore..
He left us..icon:face3_kao21

Stag beetle - Sutsuuni One RIP

Sutsunii Rest.In.Peace icon:p_tulip
buried under our newly planted morning glory icon:p_futaba
 

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12 October 2011 | 3 Comments » |

Category:harupi episodes

Happiness and Unhappiness
★2011/08/04 23:57

I’m not too happy lately. 

But whenever I’m not happy, in order to feel better, I used to think that our existence is just as tiny as ‘nothing’ compared to our endless infinity and so spectacular universe. 
When you think there are more serious stuffs happening around the world, there are more other stuff to care of, to take concern of, things like me being unhappy now is just ‘nothing’, not worth at all.

And then, I started to think also that life is short. Being unhappy is not much but a huge waste of time. If being happy is why we are here in this world, why waste all the time being unhappy?

I feel better for a moment after that, but I don’t really feel all recovered.

Maybe after all, unhappiness is still one of human’s feeling..
Can’t really resist..
If it’s easy to rid of, nobody will shed tears, nobody will have heartache, nobody will ever commit suicide..

It’s hard..

But still, everything in this world is a beauty, a miracle icon:face_shy

Using a different way to feel things we have, happiness is just everywhere.

I realized,

if there is one unhappiness,

we could replace this one unhappiness with other one happiness~ icon:h_heart08 

For example,

GuilinWhen I see there are so much beauties in this world like this, I feel happy icon:face_shyicon:h_heart09

Mahout camp in Luang PrabangWhen I’m in touch with the beauty of nature, I feel happy icon:face_shyicon:h_heart09

It’s true, everything can be forgiven, every unhappiness can be forgettable icon:face_shyicon:h_heart08

04 August 2011 | 1 Comment » |

Category:harupi episodes

Have you gotten your @facebook.com email address?
★2011/04/13 08:15

I just got a new registered emailicon:mark3_sign03 icon:o_p22_loveletter
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Very excited coz it was from Facebook icon:h_heart03_ icon:face_self-conscious_smile

Anyone got it yet? icon:face3_kao07 (my username)

I’m not sure but every time when Facebook has an update, not everyone will get the update all at one time. Some lucky one will get it first~icon:face3_kao06

I don’t know whether I am consider the faster one, but I guess if none of my friend was posting or tweeting that they have a new email of @facebook.com, then I’m pretty sure I might be the first few among my friends on my list.. icon:face3_kao20icon:h_shine   

I searched on the net about this new function and found out that this function was actually started since last year November 2010 and before this, it was not open to public.

In case if anyone would like to get a @facebook.com, you have to “request an invitation” from Facebook.

Try the following stepsicon:mark3_sign01

icon:no01 Login to your Facebook account.
icon:no02 Go to this link → http://www.facebook.com/about/messages/
icon:no03 You’ll come to this page icon:a2_down2
Facebook email invitationicon:no04 Click “Request an Invitation”icon:body3_te03
icon:no05 You’re DONEicon:mark3_sign03 icon:face3_kao09

Okay, I don’t know what Facebook is thinking obviously.. since this function is open for public now, anyone will get this update anytime without doing anything. Just the matter of sooner or later.

Thought if you complete the above steps, you might get it faster..icon:face3_kao07icon:h_kira02 or maybe not..icon:face3_kao20icon:h_sweat02

@facebook.com email address will match your Facebook ID usernameicon:mark3_sign01That’s coolicon:mark3_sign03

Facebook URL address: www.facebook.com/ 
Facebook email address: @facebook.com

Go get one if you haven’t got a username here

 

Anyway, Webmail and Facebook-mail is still a different thing.

Facebook-mail can be an easy going emailing-tool for friends and so, an access that is related to Facebook where in these days, not many or probably no-one using the internet has no Facebook.

So excited for having a @facebook.com, but for an official email, Gmail is the best! icon:h_heart04

I love GMAILicon:mark3_sign03icon:face_self-conscious_smileicon:h_heart08 
no email host better than gmail~icon:h_note icon:face_shy

Gmail candy theme

icon:h_heart3 This post is just a thought of sharing icon:h_heart3

13 April 2011 | No Comments » |

Category:harupi episodes

Japan is FINE!
★2011/03/21 01:37

Are you leaving Japan too icon:h_hatena04

Are you asking your family or friends who are in Japan to leave icon:h_hatena04

If yes, why icon:h_hatena04

Ionizing radiation is leaking from the Nuclear Power Planticon:mark3_sign01 – that’s the reason!!

Oo, that’s scary..
Everybody knows, ionizing radiation is hazardous. It may even cause death.

Did you know, it takes a very Very VERY large amount of radiation to kill a live being?

As for Fukushima Nuclear Plant crisis, the amount of radiation that leaks out is only danger for the distance of 30km from the plant. Other than that, everywhere in Japan are safeicon:mark3_sign01 

Fukushima radiation levels

At one point, radiation for Tokyo has increased mSv0.8 more than usual from the leaking, but this amount is not at all a number that would affect any health problem.

Why ill-threat radiation?

Whereas everything are quite the same.

For example, “smoking”.

Cigarette is not good for health. Moreover a second-hand smoker.
Over-taking them could be hazardous.

People has too lil’ knowledge on radiation..

In fact, instead of radiation leaking, people should start “No Smoking”.

Even though it is fine here in Japan, the overseas media has been making a big fuss by exaggerating the facts and tell stories which are not existed.

That is cruel and I hate it!!

Didn’t everyone been saying “Help Japan”, “Pray for Japan”?

Being panic doesn’t helpicon:mark3_sign01

Being the one who makes everyone panic doesn’t helpicon:mark3_sign03

Stop working and leave Japan out of nothing doesn’t help eithericon:mark3_sign01

Cz any of that would only cause nightmare of a economy crisis.. icon:face3_kao27 

Please mean it when you say “Help Japan” icon:h_bikkuri04 and spread the right facts!

Japan will be even more advance, even more stronger when Japan overcomes the current difficultiesicon:mark3_sign03 It always does icon:face3_kao06

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See how all media from all over the world says about Japan..icon:a2_down too sad, too bad 
http://www.dannychoo.com/post/en/26052/Foreign+Media+Reporting.html

Stop the hysteria!! icon:a2_down
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tH7JYAphuTE

If you do not really know what’s happening on the Nuclear Power Plant in Fukushima, watch this! A very funny but true and positive facts that describes the current condition ! Love this icon:h_heart05
Japan is still the best icon:body3_te02
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* Sorry, I put the wrong one without the translation. Please see this for English icon:face3_kao20 (21 March – update)

21 March 2011 | No Comments » |

Category:harupi episodes

SUPERMOON so bright~! – 19 March 2011
★2011/03/19 23:33

Full moonThe MOONicon:mark3_sign01icon:w_6_fullmoon

And today’s a SUPERMOON dayicon:mark3_sign03 
– which a full moon or new moon at it’s closest approach to the Earth icon:w_6_newmoonicon:p_futabaicon:w_6_fullmoon
19 March 2011, the closest Supermoon since 1992.

A lot of rumors saying that natural disasters occurred when Supermoon is approaching.. some has said, the M9.1 Japan earthquake on the 11 March 2011 was influenced by this Supermoon (not proven scientifically)..
It sounded super for me.. maybe because of that, it then named as S U P E R M O O N icon:body_a_biceps

Check Wikipedia to know more about SUPERMOON  icon:f_been

I thought I had to see the Supermoonicon:mark3_sign01

and I saw iticon:mark3_sign03
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First impression, Supermoon is so bright icon:h_kira01icon:mark3_sign03 instead of big.. icon:face3_kao17


I thought it would be BIG seriously.. icon:face3_kao18  hmm..maybe not from here.. icon:face3_kao21

Supermoon from backyard on 19 March 2011
Supermoon from backyard on 19 March 2011
Though, it was really really BRIGHT~ icon:w_6_fullmoonicon:h_kira02

Go out and have a look at the SUPERMOON icon:mark3_sign03

How big is it from your placeicon:mark3_sign02 Is it bright tooicon:mark3_sign02

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Big Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan 東北地方太平洋沖地震 11.03.2011
★2011/03/17 02:20

Everyone knows by now that a 9.1 magnitude earthquake hit the Pacific Ocean so close to Northeastern of Japan followed by a tremendous tsunami causing a massive devastation to Japan on the 11 March 2011.

Within a day..not even a day, towns near the shore of Northeastern Japan turn into a disaster..

Natori, Miyagi prefecture
Natori, Miyagi Prefecture

Every pictures that I’ve seen from all the medias is just unbelievable.
They just look so unreal. They are like scenes from movies like “2012” or “The Independence day”..

How can you imagine a town can just be gone in minutes??


Natori, Miyagi prefecture after tsunami stroke on 11.3.2011


Natori, Miyagi Prefecture after the Tsunami swept through..
(Kyodo News / Associated Press)

And they are not toys or miniatures that you usually see from above..


Light planes and vehicles swept by the tsunami

Sendai Airport in Northern Japan


(Kyodo News / Associated Press)

They are real.
One of the world worst disaster just destroyed part of Japan merciless..


Houses swept by tsunami in Natori, Miyagi Prefecture

Tsunami hit Natori, Miyagi Prefecture 
(Reuters / Kyodo)

Damaged town of Yamada, Iwate Prefecture from a tsunami hit

 Fully damaged town of Yamada, Iwate Prefecture
(YOMIURI SHIMBUN / AFP / Getty Images)

All the cities which were hit by the Tsunami, yes.. all gone in a sweep.

Yuriage, Sendai

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Yuriage in Natori

I am not able to provide 100% informations over here in Japan, but I hope people would now more about the exact facts of what’s happening. Gain more knowledge and know what to do, how to react, how to support, how to help, how to not go negative.

Being panic, can’t help..
but will make things worst..

We wish not to have worst economy crisis after this tragedy..

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Websites regarding the Earthquake and Tsunami that struck Japan on
11 March 2011
 

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(newest on date 16 March 2011)


News

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CNN news
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Agency: Damaged container may be causing smoke, radiation spike

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The New York Times
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Japan Says 2nd Reactor May Have Ruptured With Radioactive Release

Photos

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boston.com – Massive earthqukes hits Japan


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the Atlantic – Earthquakes in Japn


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the Alantic – JapanEarthquakes Aftermath

Google map

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ABC News – Japan Earthquake befre and after


Check the upcoming weather, climate and Earthquake information! Be UPDATE of the condition!! – includes WARNINGS & ADVISORIES of Tsunami


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気象庁 – Japan Meteorological Agency 

Yahoo Japan info on scheduled blackout

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Yahoo Information –
How to reduce electric power and to prepare for the planned power outage

Google access to Japan Earthquake and Tsunami Crisis

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Google Crisis Response

DONATION

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Japan Red Cross Society

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American Red Cross

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UNICEF

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Save the Children


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MercyCorps



EARTHQUAKE INFORMATION for foreigners in Japan!!!


Tohoku area pacific offshore earthquake multi-language support center

English, Bahasa Indonesia, Español, Português, Tagalog, Tiếng Việt, ภาษาไทย, 中文, 한글, Easy Japanese


Local Japan Emergency dials:
171 + 1 + line phone number to leave a message
171 + 2 + line phone number to listen to the message
Phone numbers to consult about missing persons: (Japanese language)
Iwate: 0120-801-471
Miyagi: 022-221-2000
Fukushima: 0120-510-186 / 090-8424-4207 / 090-8424-4208

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Everybody please keep safe, be positive, be alert and be GOOD.
Japan is strong and will rise again.
When Japan regain and recovered from what have been damaged from the current disaster, Japan is ready to move another step higher for their community. 
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I have faith for Japan.

I love Japan.

 

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