Sunday, March 28, 2010


Anne & I had the great good fortune of living in Tokyo for five years. We'd lived together in Seoul prior to landing a posting there, and would later go on to live in Hong Kong & Singapore, yet no place so thoroughly enraptured us as our days in Japan. Our stay there spanned the first days of our marriage, visits to temples, museums and nature preserves, attendance at sumo matches and, of course, the births of our two children.

We always knew we would take the kids back. And, as we've watched the kids grow up (where did the time go?), the urge grew stronger. This Spring, with Forrest filling out forms to attend High School this year, we knew we needed to get this done. We started to plan in earnest...