Everything was so raw... yet pure.
Sometimes I close my eyes just to remember how it felt to be there...
I moved so frequently throughout my life and I never developed much of sentiment to a "place" before... so it feels amazingly lucky to have found a place where I can feel so much connection with... even though our time there feels like a dream now.
like this) but everyone said that they no longer found them drifted on the beach. One day we were exploring a very quiet beach and we came across one all tangled up in the seaweed... there was no hesitation and we took it home. We weren't sure if it would make the rough trip from Japan to Los Angeles via sea... but we did our best to wrap it in layers. Today it has arrived with other goodies in the box... it feels so nice to have a piece of the island at home.