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

Three Attempts and You Are Out

I lived in Japan long enough that I am used to getting packages “delivered,” like, really delivered. When you send a package through Kuroneko Yamato (private delivery service company, like FedEx/UPS) or other companies, they let you pick a preferred delivery date and time. For example, Kuroneko Yamato has 6 delivery time zones: ranging from… Continue reading Three Attempts and You Are Out