Wrapping up the year with some highlights…
Starting the dragon year with appropriately named “Gyokuryu”.
A new Mac arrives just before going away.
In London for one night.
In Nice for the first time ever!
A reunion with Arakawa-Sensei, our beloved Japanese language teacher from middle/high school.
A lunch visit to Tamahidé with cousin visiting from Ashiya.
In New Yo—rk♪ New Yo—rk♪ on business.
Out in the ‘burbs of New Jersey.
A visit to my alma mater for a reunion with Glee Club friends for the first time in a long time.
In the Netherlands for the first time. Vacationing in Amsterdam, coinciding with the Queen’s Day.
A day trip to Keukenhof outside of Amsterdam.
A “truffle” party at my best friend’s.
A first girls’ night out for the seven of us from the office at the Ivy Place in Daikanyama.
A visit to the Tokyo Disneyland.
Fuji Rock 2012
Vacationing in the Baltic countries.
The Hill of Crosses, Lithuania.
The Baltic Sea in Pärnu, Estonia.
Tokyo Jazz, 2012
A small middle/high school class reunion to prepare for a bigger, end-of-year reunion.
A day trip to Kawagoé with an old friend from work.
Visited Osaka and met up with an elementary school friend.
A trip to Sendai and Matsushima with my best friend to celebrate our respective October birthdays.
One more small class reunion before the big reunion in December.
Annual Beaujolais Nouveau night.
The 30th Anniversary Reunion!
And more Christmas.
Sad to see the dragon year 2012 go but happy 2013!