A delightful surprise has transpired. It turns out that four friends / former coworkers work within one block of my office! They work from three separate offices, but are so close that their Google Maps pins are almost touching my marker.
We are all going to afternoon tea next week. Hobbitses!
One of them, Yuichi, is teaching me how to be a foodie and appreciate world-class cooking. Recently he told me about this Japanese cream corn croquette:
But tragedy lies ahead in our story. In three weeks,Yuichi's company will be moving one mile away. One mile is very far compared to 500 feet!