Dec 24 2009

Christmas Eve Dinner

We hosted some friends for dinner on Christmas Eve. Paula and her three kids, Eliisa, Oliver and Niklas; Nikki and her son, Alec; and Grace and her daughter, Ava.

Like Thanksgiving, we had lots of food. Ron tried cooking a rib roast for the first time; it barely fit into our small oven. Even though […]

Dec 21 2009

Clogged Drain

Our bathroom tub had begun draining increasingly slower, until eventually we were standing in inch or two of water by the end of our showers. The bathroom sink was also draining slowly, and a bottle of Drano didn’t help, so we finally called Bob and Marc Plumbing. We had used them several times before, […]

Dec 20 2009

Christmas with the Gees, 2009

We went down to Seal Beach to celebrate Christmas with Ron’s side of the family. Jan made a rib roast using a Lawry’s Roast Beef recipie that she got out of the LA Times. Julie’s carving the roast in this pic.

After dinner, we celebrated Iris’ and Morgan’s birthdays, since Morgan’s birthday […]

Dec 18 2009

Morgan’s 12th Birthday

Morgan invited her basketball team and some friends from school to a sleep-over birthday party. The plan was to have a scavenger hunt the next day, so they started off by splitting up into teams, and each person made a t-shirt with their team’s color as part of the main design. Iris made a […]

Dec 2 2009

Surf Team

The El Segundo High School Surf Team posed for a team picture after their meet with Mira Costa.