It was my birthday yesterday. Usually I have a clear plan of what I want to do for the day, but this year it was a little unscripted.
Kaori had planned a three-hour soba noodle making event for Louie as part of some traditional Japanese New Year preparations. I decided to join them instead of going on a morning hike, which is what I usually do on my birthday. It was just as well because I twisted my back lifting Louie the evening before.Read more