Thursday, April 17, 2014

New postbox on our Fence & Birds

Linking this post to "Good Fences", "Saturday's critters" & "id-rather-b-birdin’ "

*The box in the picture below is not bird's nest but "postbox" p;)*    
My husband had been thinking about the trouble of the paper-man and the post-man had. They needed to get into the small fence to put papers and mails.
He made new postbox on the fence to avoid their trouble. It was made by just wood scrap & waste material he had (haha, not so fancy one). It is supported from the back. The ones we looked for at the DIY-store were all small-sized for the English journal I'm subscribing. It has a wider size so that it won't get wet with rain.

Here is our very tiny, simple fence with Red Robin (we call it 'akamegashi' ).
This picture was taken last year, my husband was trimming the tree.

*These pictures were taken at our city park from the last visit*
Loved the way these ducks looking at me :-)
As we don't have a child and grands, it's been decades since I went to see the small animal's section last time. Only limited kinds, but I was glad to see the flamingos for the first time. Sorry for the bad quality of the picture (taken through the cage).

Thank you very much for stopping by; I'll try visiting you from tomorrow. (Japan time)


Karen S. said...

Wow, what fun this is. Great captures of all and especially the flamingos!


Your sweet husband is a man of talent here!! The wood looks like it may be cedarwood?

Nice area, beautiful home!!

Margaret Adamson said...

great new postboxes, that should help the postman. Love the Mallard and Flamingo

marilyn said...

I like the gates to your home and even the flamingos have overhead fencing in their area.

TexWisGirl said...

i like your new mailbox for the letters and newspapers! very nice! i also like your gate and simple, yet effective, fencing!

the ducks and flamingos are cute, too. and i like your sweet header. :)

thanks for linking in, miyako!

MaysaAndSunshine said...

The postman will certainly appreciate an easy access to a new mailbox. In our neighborhood where I live in the US we don't have our own in front of our house. Those flamingos are lovely.

Grandma Barb's This and That said...

Your husband did a great job on the new mailbox and I like your fence. Thanks for sharing the flamingos. I never get to see them

nookworm said...

I haven't ever seen a gate like that. The flamingoes even have roof fence! Nice.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

It's a beautiful paper/mail box and your home and gateway flowers are lovely. It was fun visiting the park with you as well. The flamingos are wonderful even if you are not a child. I'd love to see them.

Tamago said...

Hi Miyako san. You and your husband are so sweet to set new postbox for paper-man and post-man to reduce their trouble! And your husband is so talented. I don't think I've seen wooden postbox. It looks unique, simple and very elegant!
Wow, it was your first time to see flamingos. Glad you enjoyed :-)

Have a great day, Miyako san!

eileeninmd said...
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eileeninmd said...

Hello Miyako, your hubby is nice to make the new mailbox! It looks nice and big. Cute shots of the ducks and I like the flamingos. Have a happy day!

Magia da Inês said...


Caixa de correio original.

Bonitas imagens!

Anonymous said...

Isn't it nice to have such a handy husband? I like the new post box and he does a great job on that attractive hedge.

doodles n daydreams said...

Your husband is a very handy man, clever with his hands.
I saw flamingoes when I was in Japan and found them quite fascinating. We don't have them here in New Zealand but we do have the Mallard ducks.
Best wishes,


Mariette VandenMunckhof-Vedder said...

Dearest Miyako,
Your husband deserves a compliment for his great woodworking skills! That is very kind for making mail delivery easier for the mail man.
Your gate is a nice one too and I loved the photo where your husband is trimming the hedge.
Lovely photos from the ducks and flamingos.

EG CameraGirl said...

I think it's wonderful you decided to visit the flamingos. You don't need children to enjoy birds and nature. :))

Anonymous said...

Your husband is so thoughtful! Lovely box and I'm sure the postman appreciates it a lot.

eileeninmd said...

Hello Miyako, thank you so much for linking up your post to Saturday's Critter party.. Take care and Enjoy your weekend!

Jennifer A. Jilks said...

Lovely critters!
(ツ) from Cottage Country Ontario , ON, Canada!

Naquillity said...

you have such a lovely home. your postbox is very nice. hope it works well for you. the ducks look peaceful on the lake and the flamingos are beautiful. have a great weekend.

Gunilla Bäck said...

How thoughtful to make a new mail box to help out the mailman. I didn't visit the zoo last year, but I hope to visit this year.

Carole M. said...

you found a solution for your post-box; well done! I enjoyed reading your post Miyako, and the flamingos would've been so lovely to see. It would be amazing too, to see them in the wild would'n't it?

Haddock said...

Making things from wood scrap & waste material is a novel idea and I appreciate your hubby for it.
Love those flamingos.

retriever said...

Wonderfull fotos
Have a Nice sunday Easter

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Anni said...

...thanks for linking up at the Bird D'Pot this weekend with your bird photos.

Hope you have a wonderful day today dear Miyako!!