Why Japan has the flag it does:
Ah, the picture doesn't show up just how red it was in real life.
For Golden Week - a string of holidays during the first week of May - there will be no classes, so I'm theoretically off. The company could call me in to sub at another school or something at the office, but I don't think it's too likely that will happen. I'd like to do something but I really don't know what. Maybe a day-trip to one of the nearby cities would be nice. I'm skittish about taking the train alone, though.