BK Journal by Wakako

Time and encounter; a story from traveling through Japan // Wakako

Time and encounter; a story from traveling through Japan // Wakako

I am so grateful to be able to share my stories from the travel, as the "act of traveling" always brings up new questions. Our time in Japan this summer... Read More
Depth of Experience // Love Letter, September 2023

Depth of Experience // Love Letter, September 2023

I found myself once again on a remote island of Japan. It’s rural there, and every day, I got this sense of being hugged by the mountains, rivers, ocean, and... Read More
A beach that holds all of us. // Love Letter, August 2023

A beach that holds all of us. // Love Letter, August 2023

Greetings from the canyon, where the mid-summer heat of inland Southern California meets the ocean breeze. It's very hot here, especially since many old-built homes (like ours) in the area... Read More
Thoughts from our time in Iceland // Wakako

Thoughts from our time in Iceland // Wakako

We are in a completely new season (heatwave in the coastal desert of Los Angeles), and the experience we shared in Iceland in early spring with icebergs and glaciers feels... Read More
"EMBARK" // Love Letter, July 2023

"EMBARK" // Love Letter, July 2023

We are tidying up artwork on our dining room wall, and I slipped a piece of paper that was a part of the wall for this past year into my... Read More
Paths We Cross // Love Letter, June 2023

Paths We Cross // Love Letter, June 2023

Greetings from the canyon where gloomy days and moist evenings and mornings continue. It is an exhilarating and sentimental season for Frido and I since June is a birthday month... Read More
Connecting with Roterfaden!

Connecting with Roterfaden!

Frido and I made an overnight trip to Saabrucken, Germany, to spend time with Beate of Roterfaden, her family, & team. Though the world has become more convenient with all... Read More
Ichigo Ichie in Hamburg // Love Letter, May 2023

Ichigo Ichie in Hamburg // Love Letter, May 2023

Greetings from our home in Hamburg, Germany. Wait, what? How could we have a home in Hamburg when we have a home in Topanga? Should I call it a partial... Read More
Keep Writing

Keep Writing

It's interesting to see how we can go back and forth in time through our written records, much like a time-turning tunnel. As I wrote bits and pieces of thoughts... Read More