Our final big, outside Japan trip for the time we have left in this beautiful country we decided on Hong Kong for Christmas week. The husband had spent a short time there while deployed many years ago and wanted to go back for a longer stay to explore more and lets be honest - he … Continue reading Hong Kong Holiday
Highs and Lows
January has brought a lot of high points and some disappointing lows. High: We have been pet sitting a ferret the past week and it's been so much fun. He's the sweetest, best tempered ferret I've ever seen. Yes, he gets into things and he poops on our floor but can't blame him. He's in … Continue reading Highs and Lows
I've been procrastinating the blog thing, not sure why but here we go! Solstice/Christmas time was amazing! It was pleasantly cold enough to wear coats, gloves and scarves which made it feel even more magical. Originally, our plan this year was to go to the Sapporo Ice Festival which is a long trip up North … Continue reading Monkeying Around
Opera and Steel
What started out as a concert and overnight stay at the hotel in Tokyo became so much more. The husband originally was going to go up with me on Monday afternoon, see the concert, spend the night then head home Tuesday but his work interrupted that plan and we adjust accordingly. He could no longer … Continue reading Opera and Steel
In The Works!
We have been planning a few things for the next several months that I'm super excited about! 1. In October- the Boston concert! A list exists (in my head) of about 10 bands that I would love to see live before they retire into old age oblivion and Boston is one of them. Such an … Continue reading In The Works!
A couple of months ago the husband and I decided to spend the four day Thanksgiving weekend in Tokyo exploring so we booked a semi-fancy Japanese hotel that seemed to be in a good proximity to many things and started narrowing down what we wanted to pack in to our weekend. A week before the … Continue reading Tokyo Weekend