Today is a holiday here in Japan.  It is “Respect for the Aged” Day.  (敬老の日Keiro no Hi)

 

 

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I’ve got totally random photos of Sakata City, the area near my inlaws’ house.  This is where we are going today!  I hope to spend a nice time with Baba and Jiji.  (And their cat!)

 

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Little shrine.

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Delipidated service station

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house cat belonging to a neighborhood family

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The Shi Shi is the symbol of Sakata.  Such a cool symbol.