I’m making so many decisions back here to make life easier and better, and just overall more geared toward my true self, you know? But just bear with me, guys… right now, it’s picture time!
Tokyo Disneyland was cold. Coooooooold cold cold! I moved away from Japan because of constant cold like this. It was/is really hard to live in such frigid temperatures when the houses are not insulated but that’s actually perfectly acceptable to most (crazy) people there so nothing changes. Every Fall, Winter, and Spring that I lived in Japan, I wanted to scream: “It doesn’t have to be this way!! Demand insulation! Don’t just go with the status quo when there is a solution!” But, it’s Japan, a place that is notoriously slow to change when it really matters. Heated toilet seats with bidet, sure. Right next to the squatty potties. Cold? Don’t heat the whole house, just make up a little table with a blanket attached and a heater underneath so that half of you doesn’t freeze as long as you’re sitting at the table. Yeah, “innovations” like insulation are probably a long way off from getting installed in many Japanese homes. Some of the newer, very expensive buildings have them, but that’s like saying that living in a comfortable home is reserved only for the 1%. (Not that Hawaii is any better as most homes don’t have a/c, and trust me, it’s brutal in the summer). Oops, I’m ranting. I was supposed to share beautiful pictures of Tokyo Disneyland!
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