I’m framing my shot, which seems to be taking an eternity.
Fun fact: Japanese wisteria (Wisteria floribunda) vines wind counterclockwise, while Chinese wisteria (Wisteria sinensis) vines wind clockwise.
K comes into the house toting all kinds of cool stuff she picked up at some neighborhood garage sale.
I decide to go out and look, going around the back of the house to find the grassy trail that leads down the hill. Once I get there, though, the sale’s been totally picked over.
Recently it feels like my whole life revolves around shopping, and not in a good way. It turns out trying to build a new life in a new country while also acquiring as few things as possible is difficult! So I’m not surprised, if also not amused, by the wave of frustrated-shopping-experiences dreams these last few months. And if someone knows where I can find a really beautiful coffee table in Tokyo please let me know. Har.
I’m looking for a place to eat my piece of cake.
After setting off down the road, I eventually get a ride from Mr. Carson. Yes, the butler from Downton Abbey.
Finally I find the grounds of an abandoned house where I can eat in peace.
We’re driving around the rocky wilderness. We get out of the car to explore along the rocks.
We’re crossing whole states in our wandering, traversing an unreal distance in a short amount of time.
Alexander Wang dress / Yohji Yamamoto shirt / Asos pants / Givenchy boots / The Row sunglasses
We’re exploring a secret part of the map, looking for a very specific place. It’s a church, or is it a castle, or something else? I can’t exactly describe what we’re looking for, but we’ll know it when we’ve found it. And after looking for a while, we do find it.