Today, we had two big things going on. First, it's hina-matsuri, or doll
festival, a.k.a. girls festival. We celebrated that through food, which
I'll get into in a minute. The other event today was our okurukai, or
sending-off ceremony, for the graduating 6th graders. During this ceremony,
the underclassmen give the 6th graders gifts, thanking them for looking out
for them as the oldest kids in the school, and wishing them well as they ...