Morgan’s Birthday Dinner

Morgan celebrated her 18th birthday at BOA Steakhouse in Santa Monica with Lena Oliver and her boyfriend, Ryan McDonough.

Morgan's Birthday Dinner

LA GOAL

Casey’s adult workshop, LA GOAL, had their annual holiday musical performance. Casey performed as the “cowboy in the forest.”

LA GOAL

Thanksgiving

We had Thanksgiving at Julie Tajiri’s place. She had purchased a deep fryer for the turkey, which had a capacity of 14 lbs. She bought a 12 lb turkey for this Thanksgiving. Jennifer made macaroni & cheese, Julie bought stuffing and gravy from Bristol Farms, Iris made candied yams & cranberry sauce, and Morgan made …read more

Thanksgiving

Magic Castle

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).

Magic Castle

YAC 11

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.

YAC 11

ESHS Prom 2015

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

ESHS Prom 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.

Breakfast with the Orsleys

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

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.

Lunch with the Orsleys