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The mailbox, buzzer and family name are all that’s left after Nakano demolition

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取り壊しの後には、メールボックスとブザーと表札しか残っていません。

This is the end of the demolition series. I took this photo with my iPhone as I was leaving Nakano for a trip to San Francisco on September 1. I am curious whether the mailbox will still be there later this week when I return.

Sunflower blooms next to the road, outside the gardener’s property

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このコーナーは家と歩道の境目にありますが、近所の方のおかげでいつもきれいな花が咲いています。

This sunflower is blooming in a tiny mound of dirt outside a neighbor’s house. I love how she maintains this corner and always offers some seasonal color to the passers-by.