And that's the only photo I have! I was FaceTiming with Kaela as I added a few more lines of stitching, and I packaged it up with the baby quilt, etc. while we were still talking. The best kind of distraction! Will link up with Wendy when she posts our minis on her blog The Constant Quilter. Thanks Wendy for inspiring us all;).
The governor of Tokyo has asked everyone to stay indoors Saturday and Sunday. Naturally this request sent people into panic buying mode.
We have plenty of food in the apartment. Planning for a quiet weekend truly staying inside the apartment the whole time. Ohhhhhh you can bet I miss my past houses with their yards and trees all around.
On the topic of stress relief, taking home baths in Japan is so nice. The whole shower/bath room functions like one big shower, with a bathtub to the side.
The tub fills automatically with the press of a button, either from near the bathtub, or, naturally, from the kitchen (!).
The bath fills on its own and then maintains the temperature for four hours. When the water is ready, we hear a little announcement and classical tune.
You either shower next to the tub or sit on a low stool and use water from the spigot (and from the tub), to get completely clean. There's a low shelf for soap, shampoo etc.
Typical items for bathing and rinsing before getting into the tub:
Sometimes I add a scoop of epsom salts too: