Mt. Ranier from the plane on the way to Seattle
The cherry trees were in full bloom - 2 weeks earlier than Tokyo.
Chloe's raw, gluten free apple pie.
Sumersault on the rings.
Montana doing the back stroke
Ray explaining how he cooked his corned beef.
Two deer as seen from Auntie Maria's window.
Authentic Mexican food truck fare.
Emi at home
Montana, helping Mom.
A telephone pole with lots of history.
Raymen and his knives.
Chloe's gluten free lava cake. It had the softest creamiest center, and was so delicious!!
Long legged Frankie. She has her Daddy's long legs, and at 10, is almost as tall as Emi.
Corned Beef, pressure cooked and glazed in the oven.
Bill, Tadashi, and Suzie.
Thumper, Frankie's Russian Tortoise.
The view from Emi's window.
Emi, playing tag with Montana
Frankie doing the crawl.
Thumper on the run.
Contemplating legos at the UW bookstore
Harriet, through the window. She loves being outside, but stays on the balcony.
Testing the blade
Montana in a funk because Frankie won at tag.
Under the table - hiding from the camera.
Ray and Chloe in the kitchen.
Frankie not wanting to do her typing practice, and Emi trying to figure out a way to make it more appealing.
One of the many cute houses in Emi's neighborhood.
On the way to Frankie and Montana's school.
Ray and Chloe - two fantastic cooks.
A hug makes everything better.
A jigsaw puzzle Emi brought home from work.
With Aunt Maria.
Lined up at a Mexican food truck.