Jazz and Dixie haven't been anywhere exciting lately so we thought it was about time that we took them somewhere. We almost cancelled this morning when we awoke to rain but after checking the weather forecast which predicted a fine day to follow we went ahead. When we arrived at Dog Field it was partly sunny with a cool breeze blowing. The girls were very excited to be back at dog field and had the whole place to themselves for two hours. I took one ball and Shin bought another there for Dixie but soon found that no matter how many balls we have Jazz always ends up with them all! She is obsessed with balls and could retreive them endlessly. While we were there the clouds cleared from Fuji- san to allow us to see how much snow still covers this majestic volcano. It was nice to be out in the countryside and breath some fresher air than Tokyo air.