Camp Musubi

Morgan is attending Camp Musubi this week. The program is part educational and a lot of fun, with the focus on the Nikkei (Japanese immigrant) culture. This year, participants will be visiting Tanaka Farms in Orange County.

Cast Off

Stephanie gets her cast off after a little more than four weeks. Now she’s in a walking cast, and she can start moving her foot around & exercising it a little. In case you missed the previous post, Steph had broken her ankle in the first game of the San Diego Classic, a basketball tournament …read more

LABCC 2010

Morgan attended LABCC (Los Angeles Buddhist Coordinating Council) camp again this summer. This was her third year, and it was a summer activity that she was very much looking forward to. This year’s camp was again up at Camp Morningside in the San Bernadino mountains, up by Big Bear. The turnout was much smaller this …read more

Stephanie Breaks Ankle

Stephanie suffered a fracture in her fibula during the first game of the San Diego Classic. We first thought it was a bad sprain, but we took her to an urgent care office that night and the x-ray showed a fracture. Stephanie stayed in San Diego for the rest of the tournament, and we went …read more

Seau

As part of our trip to San Diego for the San Diego Classic, the El Segundo High School Girls Basketball Team had lunch at Seau’s Restaurant in Mission Valley. The girls punked their coach by telling the waitress it was her birthday.

4th of July Booth

The El Segundo High School girls basketball team held a fund raiser at the 4th of July celebration at Recreation Park in El Segundo. They sold Chinese Chicken Salad, Spam Musubis, and baked goods.

Run For Education 2010

Ron, Stephanie, and Morgan ran the Run For Education, which is a 5K run through the streets of El Segundo. This is the second year Morgan has run the race; she gets extra credit for PE when she runs, so there’s some motivation for her. Ron and Stephanie have run this for several years. It’s …read more

Girl Scout Cookies 2010

It’s once again the season for selling Girl Scout Cookies. This year’s new variety is Thank U Berry Much, a shortbread type cookie with dried cranberries. Fortunately, since Stephanie isn’t participating in Girl Scouts this year, we don’t have to worry about selling quite as many cookies. However, Iris is the cookie chair this year, …read more

Morgan at OSS

Morgan left for Outdoor Science School (OSS), a five day camp experience for sixth graders at El Segundo Middle School held in the Malibu canyon area. Students have the opportunity to learn about different ecosystems by exploring the nearby tide pools as well as the canyons. For more pics, click here.

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 big …read more