Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Enough Snow to Stick

The last time I was in Tokyo (in March 2011) it snowed from time-to-time, but never enough to stick.  So I was surprised when I walked out of my apartment to find this on Monday afternoon:

It snowed for the rest of the day.  By the time I came home from the office around 11:30pm there were workers salting the sidewalks and tiny snowmen here and there.  The snow didn't change my commute, but I heard from the staff that the buses were delayed in the outlying areas.

I've been homesick this week.  I miss my people, my places and my things.

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