Now this is more like it. I've been away from white Christmases (Christmasi? Christmapodes?) for far far too long.
The view out our current front door: (click for full-size pics)
Playing with the zoom on the camera Grace let me get for Christmas. Our old one was burning through two AA batteries every time we turned it on. Literally.
I really only notice them in the pictures, but power lines really are ubiquitous in Japan.
Chestnut fields we helped to harvest.