ESHS Prom 2015

Morgan attended El Segundo High School’s Junior/Senior prom.

ESHS Prom 2015

District 1, Area C1 Contests, Spring 2015

District 1, Area C, speech contests held at the Westchester Community Center on April 10, 2015. Competing for El Segundo Toastmasters were CJ Walsh in the Tall Tales contest, and Mel Hadley, in the International contest. CJ took first place in the Tall Tales contest.

District 1, Area C1 Contests, Spring 2015

Stephanie’s & Sue’s Birthdays

We celebrate Sue Uematsu’s 92nd birthday and Stephanie Gee’s 20th birthday at Aki Restaurant in West LA.

Stephanie's & Sue's Birthdays

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 …read more

Joint Hoonko Service

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.

Recs & Parks League

Christmas With Uematsus 2014

We celebrate Christmas with Iris’ side of the family.

Christmas With Uematsus 2014

Christmas with Gees, Gongs, and Lows 2014

We celebrate Christmas with Ron’s side of the family.

Christmas with Gees, Gongs, and Lows 2014

2013 Coronation Dance

We had dinner at the Kigawa’s home before the Coronation (i.e., Homecoming) Dance.

2013 Coronation Dance

Dinner at Burgess’

We have dinner at the Burgess’ home. Ron made gumbo and we had fancy cupcakes for dessert. We also celebrated Stephanie’s 18th birthday.

Dinner at Burgess'

Coronation Dance

Stephanie and Morgan, along with a few of their friends, prepare at the Kigawa’s home for the ESHS Coronation Dance.