Tsuri-shinobu 釣りしのぶ - Japanese Davallia mariesii (squirrel's foot fern) hanging ball with/without wind chime. This is a characteristic scene of the summer in Japan.
I'd want more space for Elason to play in the courtyard but I like the outdoor retreat feeling for her in the middle of the city. Nature (and open floor plan) is the main reason we want this house. -Beth
Fallen maple leaves on moss garden, Jikko-in temple 実光院, Kyoto | Flickr : partage de photos !