27 Dec '13, 5am

The Wonder of the Season: Starbucks Japan

The Wonder of the Season: Starbucks Japan

Today, when I arrived home from work, I looked in my mailbox and saw a small gift bag from Japan. Who could that be from? And then I remembered that a regular blog reader (Izumi) had come to visit Seattle this fall. Sure enough, it was from Izumi, whom I had caught up with during her vacation earlier this year. I was pretty touched at the thoughtfulness. It was obvious that a lot of care went into it. To be honest, I think it’s much easier to give gifts in life rather than to receive them. The problem with getting gifts is that I find myself at a loss for the right words. I want to say more than just a simple ‘thank you.’

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