Just before the Winter break, there was a science exhibit at school:
And a musical performance:
We celebrated Chanukah.
Also, ook care of a
piece of crap worthless cute dog (which bit me and bit a hole through my favorite shirt. Now it will take months to find a replacement shirt.
At the beginning of the Winter break, we went to an outdoor modern art installation:
We also climbed a few local mountains.
In Yokohama, we celebrated New Years and rang in the year literally on a bell at the local temple (at the top of a mountain).
On January 2nd, went to Costco. Note to self… do not go to Costco on January 2nd.
On January 3rd, we celebrated Haga’s grandmother’s 100th birthday.
We had a big party.
Grandma received a certificate of recognition from Prime Minister Abe (who I think of as a less crude version of Trump, but this is a nice gesture).
There were performances…
And we made sure everyone know their age…