I was feeling down. I was on a deadline and wasn’t sure I’d make it.
But then, my mother called me and started singing this song:
It made me smile. My mother doesn’t know a word of Japanese, but she loves the song (that you maybe know as “Sukiyaki”; the original version) so much that she decided to look up the lyrics and learn how to sing it. It made my day. A great way to start a Friday night.