the same day, we visit the US Embassy to notarize our Japanese marriage certificate so that we can
file US Permanent Resisdency (PR) for Meg in 6/24. We lined up with 4 other American-Japanese couples
in the morning and the very same day, I had my interview and Meg has to wait for her interview scheduled
for the next couple weeks.
Gifts from Meg's sisters Dinners with GrandMom-in-law and Mother-in-law + Mother-in-law's best friend/neighbor
I heard of the Japanese square watermelon but this is the first time to see a real one.
Also, Meg took me to a open-air museum of the old Edo Tokyo. Old buildings are recreated for many generations.
Finally, we visited the Tokyo ChinaTown.
I took the chance to visit my brothers and sister from 6/25 to 6/30. In the meantime, Meg had to take care
lots of errands for the PR application.
Seoul, South Korea
After my return from Hong Kong, we tool a 3-day trip from 7/2 to 7/5.
Once we came back 7/5, Meg booked a Hot Springs Traditional Japanese Hotel in Matsumoto.
Next, we visited the Nagano City (Zenjouji) and the village of Togakushi ( a former Ninja Village)
On the way back to Tokyo, we stopped by a old town called Narainojyoku in 7/7.
After I left Tokyo, Meg had to wait for her interview date so she stayed behind.
She and Mother took a short trip to Kagoshima from 8/1 to 8/3.