Monthly Archives: November 2009

Birthday Dinners

We went down to the Low’s house in Seal Beach to celebrate various birthdays with Ron’s sisters’ families. Click here for more pics.

Dodgeball Tournament

A dodgeball tournament was organized at the Venice Japanese Community Center over the Thanksgiving weekend. It was a ton of fun, with kids, and adults, getting into the action. In fact, the adults seemed to be getting into it more than the kids. A mobile taco crew provided dinner and the evening was capped off… Read More »


We hosted Thanksgiving at our home for the first time in many years. For the past few years, Iris’ niece, Jennifer, had been hosting it, but this year, Jennifer and her husband, Edward, were in London over the Thanksgiving week. It was going to be a challenge, because our oven can’t accommodate anything very tall,… Read More »

Multi-Team Surf Meet

Stephanie competed for El Segundo High in a multi-school surf meet in Hermosa Beach. Other schools competing were Redondo Union, Mira Costa, San Pedro, Palos Verdes, and South Torrance. Stephanie placed fourth in the Girls Long Board competition, beating out the surfer from Redondo Union and San Pedro. Also competing that day were Stephanie’s friends,… Read More »