Nearly new years...time to get ready to go visit friends in Hatchinohe
Teresa has been raising African Violets for a while..she is getting very good at it
Sisko is all dressed up and ready to go with us on the trip
We gave Debra a silk elephant scarf I purchased in Thailand for her.....

At Debra's in-law's home in Hatchinohe city.

This is our bedroom. We slept on rice straw tatami mats, with deep comfortable futons
Sisko enjoyed the garden there. He is such a photogenic pup. Still!
Here he with good photographic color contrasts...
Debra's sports car, a Toyota MR2 Spyder in the background of the garden
Sisko checks out a tree for messages!