I liked being outside so much there in our own private space. And I had to be outside a lot, to get water, or to go to the kitchen. Yesterday I had a lot of windows open (there's usually 2 open, but yesterday I needed 4) and it smelled like Tokmok. I'm not sure if it's a good thing that coal smoke makes me nostalgic, but that's okay.
I also liked being able to walk in the road instead of on the sidewalks. Since yesterday was a 4-window day, the sidewalks melted a little. Today is not a four-window day and now the sidewalks are sheets of ice in many places instead of packed snow. Packed snow is much easier to walk on. I haven't fallen yet today, but I don't expect I can make it through the entire day without a fall.
Also, it was always easy to find jusay in the bazaar. Couldn't find any today in Bishkek.