We had brunch at the Magic Castle in Hollywood. We had “won” the opportunity through a silent auction for the DMI (Dale Memorial Invitational) Basketball Tournament. Accompanying the four of us were Ryan (Morgan’s boyfriend) and JC (Stephanie’s boyfriend).
Morgan, along with 14 other teens from temples & churches across the US, attended the Buddhist Churches of America’s Youth Advocacy Council Retreat from July 6-12, 2015, at the Buddhist Church of Sacramento.
Morgan attended El Segundo High School’s Junior/Senior prom.
We celebrate Sue Uematsu’s 92nd birthday and Stephanie Gee’s 20th birthday at Aki Restaurant in West LA.
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 »
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.
We celebrate Christmas with Iris’ side of the family.
We celebrate Christmas with Ron’s side of the family.
We had dinner at the Kigawa’s home before the Coronation (i.e., Homecoming) Dance.
We have dinner at the Burgess’ home. Ron made gumbo and we had fancy cupcakes for dessert. We also celebrated Stephanie’s 18th birthday.