Enjoying the Last of Winter At Ashiga Kubou

My husband wanted to show a co-worker —  recently hired from New Zealand — around Japan.  We took him and his lovely girlfriend to Chichibu.

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Winter Blues

I have been a bit inactive lately. It’s the winter blues. My mood is very affected by the weather.

If I haven’t been commenting or writing as much it’s mainly because of those horrible winter blues.  I don’t go out except for work. I recently met friends in Tokyo, friends I adore, but I still hated going out in the cold.

It seems like everyone gets kind of the same. Down and cooped up in their homes ’til it warms up again.

Then there is that weird person who loves the winter and we winter-haters all shake our heads at…

'Snowshoeing_Home_in_a_Blizzard',_oil_painting_by_Cornelius_Krieghoff

How We Solved the 2017 Tokyo Metro Mysteries Game

Back in November, I talked about playing the Tokyo Metro Underground Mysteries Game.  Now that the game is over for this year, I can post this video with spoilers.

This is how you play and how we solved it.  It’s an amazing game. It won’t be back until next fall and will have a completely new format.

Check it out: