I’ve since recovered, but still enjoying the wide selection of candy-like cough drops. My favorites are plum favored with herbs or ginger-honey-citrus flavored.

Only a little bit longer to go until spring!

This doesn’t quite cover it, seeing as I get comments pretty much every time I put on my sunglasses. Granted, this might be the last we see of the sun for a while here! After all, the kanji for Izumo (出雲) could be interpreted as “where clouds come from.”