The overnight rain caused a disaster that buried a nearby bypass road with earth and sand. The Tokaido Shinkansen was also suspended in the morning. The sound of rain hitting the roof was loud last night, but I was able to sleep peacefully. I am grateful to have a home that protects us from the rain and wind. The weather improved in the afternoon, and the sunlight was dazzling. The goldfish swimming in the water lily bowl also seems to be happy. Kurumi is deaf, so no matter how loud the rain was, he wasn’t frightened.
It’s been raining since morning. It rained heavily in the evening. A humid southerly wind blowing in from the typhoon hits the front and causes heavy rain in various places. The number of typhoons that occur this year is small, but it seems that there is a high possibility that they will be large. And because it moves slowly, it is feared that the damage will be great. On days like this, it’s best to stay quiet at home. Kurumi is also relieved that we are together.
I canceled the dinner scheduled for tomorrow. Today was another day with strong winds. Perhaps due to the impact of Typhoon No. 2, the forecast is for heavy rain that will fall on the warning level tomorrow. In the past, I would have forced myself to go out, but considering the recent abnormal weather, I’m a little scared. I would like to have a quiet time at home tomorrow. My wife and I have birthdays this month. Before I knew it, I would be 69 years old. I am having a great time with Kurumi today.
When I parked my car at a charging station on my way to work, a US military aircraft flew over. They are flying at a low altitude here because it is close to the base. The noise is also very loud, which may be a nuisance for residents of this area. It seems that the government will expand the military budget in the future, but I hope that the day will come when there will be no more wars in the world and the need for military spending will come. Kurumi barks when he is hungry, prompting him to eat. He has been urging us for 30 minutes tonight.
これまでに趣味で買い揃えた部品を使って、玄関のクローゼットに間接照明を取り付けてみました。Ichigojam というマイコンを自動起動するように設定して一連の LED を制御しています。GRB 全ての色に同じ値を設定したのですが、少し青味が強いようです。プログラムは書き換えできるのですが、このまましばらく使ってみようと思います。 今日は仕事は無い日なので、一日中クルミと一緒に過ごしていました。テレビを一緒に見ているのですが、クルミは映像に反応することはありません。
I installed indirect lighting in the closet at the entrance using the parts I had purchased as a hobby. A microcomputer called Ichigojam is set to automatically start and controls a series of LEDs. I set the same value for all colors of GRB, but it seems a little bluish. The program can be rewritten, but I would like to use it as it is for a while. I don’t have work today, so I spent the whole day with Kurumi. We are watching TV together, but Kurumi doesn’t react to the screen.
When I work at my desk at home from the morning, time passes quickly and before I know it, it’s already evening. The weather is bad today, and it started to rain in the evening. The rainy season is approaching. Recently, stock prices in Japan have skyrocketed. The main reason seems to be foreign investors. I hope that many products that help improve the environment will emerge, such as solid-state batteries for electric vehicles and lightweight, flexible solar cells. Kurumi was taking it easy today. We couldn’t go out in the garden because it was raining.
When I take a walk, I can now see hydrangea flowers. Normally, I put away the gas stove used for heating at the beginning of May, but this year it was the end of the month. I don’t think I will use the gas stove anymore. The oldest has been in use for 22 years. It may be near the end of its life, but if I clean it up and put it in a box, I will use it again this winter. It was a short time, but I was able to go out and play with Kurumi in the garden. It was a hot and humid day with occasional strong winds.
The weather has become comfortable again today. Kurumi is also feeling good and sleeping very well. A lot of things happened this week too. The shooting and murder that occurred in a quiet village in Nagano Prefecture was a very brutal and terrifying event. When I watch news programs on TV, I can immediately know such events. I don’t know if that’s a good thing, but I end up watching news programs on TV. I cut a hard sponge and pasted it on the bottom of my car. Since it is made of light material, even if it falls, I don’t think it will bother the following vehicles. It gives me a little peace of mind when backing up.
The cruisette at the entrance was purchased over 30 years ago. It has a lighting box, but instead of operating a switch, I modified it so that it turns on and off automatically. And I added an outlet so that my wife’s favorite lighting can be used at the same time. No more forgetting to turn it off at night. Kurumi has been sleeping much longer. He wakes up before and after meals, but other than that, He’s almost asleep. I also took a nap with him after carpentry work.
We went shopping at a home center with a dog run. After finishing our shopping, we decided to play with Kurumi at the dog run. There were no other dogs today, so he was free to walk. It’s clean because artificial turf is used here. After playing for a while, we stopped by the park and enjoyed a walk togather. Today was a very pleasant day with a slight breeze. Typhoon No. 2 is now heading west over the southern seas far away from Japan. It is expected to become a very strong typhoon and approach Japan early next week. I am afraid that a big typhoon will come when the rainy season has not yet started.