After the passing of my Shifu, I took a couple of days of stay at home to mourn.
On the third day there was an event at the Dojo. Something called hatsuiyukai. First shooting of the year. It was good for me to get out and have a change. Things did not start until 1:00 pm so I could sleep in a little.
It was a cold day, there was a small heater going , still scarfs and jackets were in order. There was a fairly large gathering of people turning out for this event.
On this day is also the coming if age day. There are a lot of cute young girls who can now legally drink, walking around in Kimonos. There are a few boys in kimono mostly in suits though. I took a few pictures but they did not turn out. All this going on at the Kishiwada city gym.
Meanwhile in the Kyudojo things are getting ready for the Tai-Kai. I am testing out the camera function on my new phone. I was pretty pleased with it over all. Of course my Nikon does better, but for convenience it is great.