You’ve heard the saying, “April showers bring May flowers!” but here in Japan the flowers came a month early. I have to say, my first full month in Japan was filled with flowers. They are everywhere. Not only does every home have a small garden space but the sidewalks are lined with huge trees blooming with white, pink, and lavender colored petals. Settling into my new home in a new country has been delightful with all of the natural beauty on display. My April went very well. In the span of a month we moved into our new apartment, purchased appliances and furniture, and took care of all the paperwork that comes with moving to a new country.
Here are some of my April highlights: Continue reading