Firecracker 5K

Both Ron and Stephanie ran the Firecracker 5K this year. This is the second time Ron has run in the Year of the Rabbit; his first was 24 years ago (1987) when he ran the 10K. He still has the t-shirt from that race, although it doesn’t fit him very well anymore. They had a …read more

Stephanie’s 16th Birthday Dinner

We celebrated Stephanie’s 16th birthday with the Uematsus at Aki Restaurant in Santa Monica.

Morgan’s 13th Birthday Party

We held a lock-in laser tag party at Laser Storm in Torrance for Morgan's 13th birthday. Ron stayed up all night with the girls. Actually, only a few stayed up all night. Most had gone to sleep, at least for a couple of hours, in one of the event rooms.

Fried Oreos

Morgan and Jennifer try making Fried Oreos for the first time. They dipped the oreos in pancake batter and deep fried them.

Cold Stone Fundraiser

The El Segundo High School girls basketball team held a fund raiser at Cold Stone Creamery in El Segundo.

South Bay Surf League 2010 Kickoff Classic

The South Bay Surf League’s 2010 Kickoff Classic at Torrance Beach. Six teams were represented: El Segundo High, Mira Costa High, South High, Redondo Union High, Palos Verdes High, and North/West. Stephanie surfed girls long board, along with her teammate, Samantha Vinzon. She placed third in her first heat, and Samantha placed second in her …read more

Surf vs. North/West

The El Segundo High School Surf Team had a dual meet against North/West at El Porto. Stephanie placed first in girls long board, Kristin Bucher placed second in girls short board, and Samantha Vinzon placed third in girls long board.

2010 VFW Tournament

The Venice Ponies won the championship of the VFW tournament 7th Grade Girls Silver division. The championship game was very exciting, with the 98 Tigerettes jumping out to a 10-0 lead early in the game. The Ponies, with only six girls playing, managed to get back in the game and went ahead by two at …read more

Rene & Joe Wilson’s Wedding

Morgan attended the wedding of the father and (now) stepmother of one of her best friends. It was a nice wedding at a private home here in El Segundo. Click here for more pictures.

Club 33

Morgan got a chance to visit Club 33 at Disneyland. She went with her cousin, Jennifer; Jennifer’s dad, Scott, and half brother, Casey; Jennifer’s husband, Edward; her mom, Betty Ann; and some people that were somehow related to Betty Ann. Apparently Club 33 is very hard to get into. You have to know a member, …read more