To be perfectly honest, there was only one thing I missed during my trip to Japan. And it wasn’t the food or the television or the general comforts of home. It was the dogs. Even Akemi, who admittedly never “got” dogs before coming to Canada, could think of nothing but her dear Bubba those last few days in Tokyo. It was nice to know that they were in great hands. Our dog-sitter, Christine, stayed at the house with them, sending us daily updates and, occasionally, photos.
As I struggle to readjust back to Pacific Standard Time and scramble to tend to the 101 things that magically did not get done while I was away (This isn’t like Stargate where I could always rely on the infamous script elves), I thought it might be nice (and relaxing) to dedicate this entry to the gang – in pictures (most of them compliments of Christine):