We had somehow managed to leave the warmth of the coffee shop, and we now found ourselves walking down the snow covered streets of Matsumoto, New Year's decorations still hung on the light posts.
Friend--- "Allie," she shivers and I can hear her teeth chatter. "Why is it so damn cold?"
Me--- "D, it's so cold here that I've actually slept with a beanie on."
Friend--- "What's wrong with that?"
Me--- "hhh, it's sad. It's like saying you sleep with your gloves on."
Friend--- " Allie, I sleep with a beanie on, in front of my heater."
California girls attempting to survive their first Japanese winter.