Ohaka Mairi

We headed up to Tokyo today to see my mother-in-law since we'll be busy over the usual family-gathering days of Oshogatsu (the Japanese new year). We also did ohaka mairi (visiting someone's final resting place) for Hisashi's father and other ancestors. Ohaka mairi is taken pretty seriously in Japan, though customs depend on the area … Continue reading Ohaka Mairi