Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, everybody. If I didn't look at a calendar, I wouldn't know the date, though, it's such an everyday feeling. Despite some of the snow drifting the other day, everything - even the mountain - is bare now.
There was a very cute show on TV last night where they had two groups of small children - one who believed in Santa and one who didn't. Then they debated the matter.
Tomorrow I leave for Osaka! Wish me luck.
Since I have nothing interesting to say, I give you music. Kinki Kids, Harmony of December. Appropriate, pretty: