Maine, Summer 2016

Lake sunset

I think we picked the perfect timing for visiting my husband’s family this summer, avoiding the heat wave in Tokyo while getting only a couple of cloudy/rainy days. Two of my favorite Instagram captures: at Sebago Lake and Popham Beach. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Naoko Takano (@naokomc)   View this… Continue reading Maine, Summer 2016

Taking a Sabbatical

For the next three month, I’m taking the first sabbatical in my life. When I first heard that I can take a fully paid sabbatical every five years at Automattic, it was about a half year after coming back from my 3-month maternity leave. My sixth year started a couple month before then, but I… Continue reading Taking a Sabbatical