Jan 18 2015

Joint Hoonko Service

On January 18, 2015, we participated in a couple of special ceremonies in conjunction with a Ho-onko service (Shinran Shonin memorial) at Gardena Buddhist Church. Stephanie took part in a Seijin-shiki, or Coming of Age ceremony, which is a common observance in Japan for those turning 20 (the age of adulthood in Japan). Then the […]

Jan 17 2015

Breakfast with the Orsleys

We met up with our friends, the Orsleys, for breakfast in Marina Del Rey. Their oldest daughter, Erin, was competing in a moot court competition at UCLA.

Jan 10 2015

Recs & Parks League

Morgan coaches her 2nd grade Recs & Parks League team, the Sea Wolves, in a game at the El Segundo Teen Center on Jan. 10, 2015.

Jan 4 2015

Lunch with the Orsleys

We had lunch with the Orsleys at Red Robin, who were down in Anaheim for a volleyball tournament with their son, Kevin. I had problems taking this selfie. I had to tap on the button a half-dozen times before the picture would take.