Friday, May 31, 2013


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Mo cleaning the sofa.


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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Last day of Ikebana (Flower arrangement)

They have their flower arrangements on exhibition at Matsukata house, office bldg. of Nishimachi for a week.

2nd tooth finally fell off

Mo working at school

Friday, May 24, 2013

Sunday, May 19, 2013


Originally uploaded by piroko_kuroda

Every corner and every street on Asakusa has own group of festival team and portable shrine like this one during this Sanja Matsuri Festival. Lots of tourists and the festivity music which simply makes me excited.

Saturday, May 18, 2013

20130518 Pizza dinner

Pizza!Chocolate cake dessert for a girlMont Blanc for a boyMacedonia with Lemon Gelato for Jiji

20130518 Pizza dinner, a set on Flickr.
Dinner at our favorite restaurant, Luigi. Kids ate lots of slices of pizza and we all had dessert for treat, we deserve it!

Water play at Midtown

It was a hot day, and they saw some kids playing with water, off course Ton and Mo had to join. After 15 min or so, Mo started shivering, luckily he had his change, and Ton got soaking wet and had to put Mo's spare pants which was short to her. So, we took bus back home, took shower, started laundry.

Pink flowers at Roppongi Hills

And a girl in pink top and bottom.

Dress design at Roppongi Hills

Walked by Roppongi Hills as usual and saw some event was going on at a new clothing store across from kids room. It was a select shop for kids, and one of the brand-name had its own designer, Rachel Riley there, having a dress design competition by kids. Since Ton keeps talking about she will be a dress designer when she grows up, she happily joined and painted a couple of drawings. Will see if we will have a surprise call telling her design won....!

20130518 Open School at Honmura Elementary School

Her observation report of "Green peas"Lunch on a picnic sheets at school trip"The first school trip with 2nd graders"Preparing green peas for school lunch

Since no photos/videos in the class room policy at the elementary school, I took some of the projects Ton made on the hall ways. They had Japanese class, safety lesson, and math. She was doing just fine, though my appearance apparently distracted her.

Friday, May 17, 2013

20130517 Shopping

200 yen each!A new pair of GETA sandalsA ship sash clip made of silverA ship sash clip on a beltHairpins1,000 yen each!
20130517 Shopping, a set on Flickr.
Started with geta/sandal which I needed, ended up several more kimono goods in hands in Ginza. I've been frugal though became materialistic...






Chips break at Amishiro park

Chips break at Amishiro park
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Played with Kohei and Marika at Amishiro park after school.

Thursday, May 16, 2013

A couple of more photos of Taiko from Nishimachi Flea Market

Got these good photos from Tomomi san, Julian's mom from Nishimachi. Thank you, Tomomi san!


Originally uploaded by piroko_kuroda

Today's Ton's art