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Forum: Emperor Naruhito, Empress Masako and Family 10-27-2015, 02:22 PM
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Posted By Mermaid1962
It's so nice to see CP Masako accompanying CP...

It's so nice to see CP Masako accompanying CP Naruhito more often. They make a charming couple.:flowers:
Forum: Emperor Naruhito, Empress Masako and Family 08-26-2015, 03:30 PM
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Posted By Mermaid1962
Thank you for this Al_bina. It's good to see the...

Thank you for this Al_bina. It's good to see the whole family on an outing like this.:flowers:
Forum: Emperor Naruhito, Empress Masako and Family 07-11-2015, 02:45 PM
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Posted By Mermaid1962
I sincerely hope that now she'll be able to go...

I sincerely hope that now she'll be able to go with the Crown Prince on more foreign trips. He cuts a rather lonely figure sometimes.
Forum: Emperor Naruhito, Empress Masako and Family 07-05-2015, 07:11 PM
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Views: 142,248
Posted By Mermaid1962
:previous: I think she is more relaxed when...

:previous: I think she is more relaxed when talking with people than during these high ceremonial occasions. It's very difficult to have any kind of emotional/mental issues and know that people are...
Forum: Emperor Naruhito, Empress Masako and Family 07-04-2015, 10:55 PM
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Views: 142,248
Posted By Mermaid1962
Here's an article about their appearance at the...

Here's an article about their appearance at the Coronation. CP Masako looks wonderful.:flowers:
Crown Prince, Princess attend Tonga coronation ceremony | The Japan Times...
Forum: Emperor Naruhito, Empress Masako and Family 06-20-2015, 03:53 PM
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Views: 142,248
Posted By Mermaid1962
I'm so pleased to know that CP Masako is...

I'm so pleased to know that CP Masako is continuing to improve, even to the extent that she's making a foreign visit.:flowers:
Forum: Emperor Naruhito, Empress Masako and Family 05-25-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 746
Views: 142,248
Posted By Mermaid1962
I wore knee-socks until I was in junior high, but...

I wore knee-socks until I was in junior high, but I've never liked wearing anklets since the time I could decide to wear knee-socks instead. ;) I have a pleasant memory of a pair of lilac-coloured,...
Forum: Emperor Naruhito, Empress Masako and Family 05-25-2015, 05:54 PM
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Views: 142,248
Posted By Mermaid1962
Eeek! Aiko's white socks are back!!! To my...

Eeek! Aiko's white socks are back!!! To my western eyes, this is a little-girl's look; and Aiko isn't a little girl anymore.:ohmy:
Forum: Emperor Naruhito, Empress Masako and Family 03-19-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 746
Views: 142,248
Posted By Mermaid1962
Good to see the Crown Princely couple on duty...

Good to see the Crown Princely couple on duty together. Thank you.:flowers:
Forum: Emperor Naruhito, Empress Masako and Family 02-11-2015, 12:36 AM
Replies: 746
Views: 142,248
Posted By Mermaid1962
"Gray Men" are the household who surround a royal...

"Gray Men" are the household who surround a royal family; i.e. courtiers.
Forum: Emperor Naruhito, Empress Masako and Family 11-10-2014, 02:39 PM
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Views: 142,248
Posted By Mermaid1962
To borrow some words from Churchill, my...

To borrow some words from Churchill, my impression is that the IHA and their dealings with the Imperial Family are "an enigma wrapped in a mystery." We will likely never know the true extent of CP...
Forum: Emperor Naruhito, Empress Masako and Family 11-09-2014, 03:16 PM
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Views: 142,248
Posted By Mermaid1962
It's so good to see Masako accompanying...

It's so good to see Masako accompanying Naruhito!:flowers:
Forum: Emperor Naruhito, Empress Masako and Family 10-31-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 746
Views: 142,248
Posted By Mermaid1962
:previous: Agreed. I like the suit too. I...

:previous: Agreed. I like the suit too. I wonder what she wore on her feet? She should be out-growing anklets soon. :flowers:
Forum: Emperor Naruhito, Empress Masako and Family 07-16-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 746
Views: 142,248
Posted By Mermaid1962
:previous: Agreed. Very nice to see them doing...

:previous: Agreed. Very nice to see them doing something official as a family.
Forum: Emperor Naruhito, Empress Masako and Family 02-07-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 746
Views: 142,248
Posted By Mermaid1962
:previous: It's so good to see CP Masako at the...

:previous: It's so good to see CP Masako at the New Year's Banquet! :flowers: That would likely have been a difficult engagement for her, with her in-laws there and the court officials.
Forum: Emperor Naruhito, Empress Masako and Family 12-01-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 746
Views: 142,248
Posted By Mermaid1962
CP Masako actually looks younger now than she did...

CP Masako actually looks younger now than she did a few years ago. Her face doesn't have that drawn look that it did. Bravo, YIH!
Forum: Emperor Naruhito, Empress Masako and Family 10-15-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 746
Views: 142,248
Posted By Mermaid1962
I'm so pleased with the public events CP Masako...

I'm so pleased with the public events CP Masako is taking on.:flowers:
Forum: Emperor Naruhito, Empress Masako and Family 10-03-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 746
Views: 142,248
Posted By Mermaid1962
Feeding the heir radioactive milk seems to be a...

Feeding the heir radioactive milk seems to be a particularly bone-headed thing to do.:eek:
Forum: Emperor Naruhito, Empress Masako and Family 09-28-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 746
Views: 142,248
Posted By Mermaid1962
:previous: Thank you for your posts, iceflower. ...

:previous: Thank you for your posts, iceflower. I think that CP Masako is doing better. This makes three public appearances in about a month. We haven't seen that for awhile.:flowers:
Forum: Emperor Naruhito, Empress Masako and Family 06-24-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 746
Views: 142,248
Posted By Mermaid1962
Masako looks unwell in the pictures taken at the...

Masako looks unwell in the pictures taken at the memorial event. No wonder she didn't go to Spain.
Forum: Emperor Naruhito, Empress Masako and Family 05-06-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 746
Views: 142,248
Posted By Mermaid1962
There's the rub. I don't think they can.

There's the rub. I don't think they can.
Forum: Emperor Naruhito, Empress Masako and Family 05-05-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 746
Views: 142,248
Posted By Mermaid1962
:previous: I hug friends more freely than I did...

:previous: I hug friends more freely than I did ten years ago. I suppose my family was as affectionate as most when I was growing up as far as my parents were concerned, but we've never been very...
Forum: Emperor Naruhito, Empress Masako and Family 04-28-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 746
Views: 142,248
Posted By Mermaid1962
It must be so comforting to Naruhito to have his...

It must be so comforting to Naruhito to have his wive with him--to have a travelling companion who's also his partner in life.:wub: I think that Masako looks excited and happy, and I also really like...
Forum: Emperor Naruhito, Empress Masako and Family 04-18-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 746
Views: 142,248
Posted By Mermaid1962
This is wonderful news.:wub:

This is wonderful news.:wub:
Forum: Emperor Naruhito, Empress Masako and Family 03-04-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 746
Views: 142,248
Posted By Mermaid1962
:previous: Oh yes, I agree!:flowers: I believe...

:previous: Oh yes, I agree!:flowers: I believe that this is a marriage that truly "works" in spite of all the pressures against it. As much as I hope for healing for CP Masako, I also hope that the...
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