Dreamy reflection of evening sky on the water surface

I took these photographs on the day before leaving from my hometown. I walked along the banks of the river and mused about my future. I was a bit nervous about my departing for the place where I have never been to before and will stay there at least two years. The sunset on that day…

Shetland lace style stole

I actually finished knitting it last month just before my departure. It was a cold day and I wore it with an anxious mind in Tokyo. I can easily remember that day. The sky was gray, strong winds were blowing and people were walking fast in dark colored winter coats..

Atlanta

When my flight arrived at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta international airport, it was the inauguration day. I waited for two and a half hours for passport control after a long flight from my country. I was totally exhausted when I finally went through passport control. But after that, some lovely airport staff said ‘Welcome to Atlanta!’ to us with bright smiles on the way…