Those concerns aside though I'm really excited about the trip.
It'll be my first time seeing in New Year with the family in Japan.. I once saw New Year in with friends in Fukuoka but that's really stretching the meaning of the term "saw in"..
Also my baby's first festival of greed and absurdity will be in rural Japan where christmas is basically not a thing.. excellent!
A small mastodon instance for family and close friends.