Stephanie’s Birthday Snatch

Stephanie decided she wanted to surprise her friends on her birthday by doing a “reverse” snatch. We started off at 6:15 AM and went to 10 different houses, “kidnapping” her unknowing friends. The rules were simple: no makeup and no changing, other than to put on shoes and a robe or sweatshirt. With three carloads …read more


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Stephanie's Birthday Snatch

Morgan’s 10th Birthday

Morgan’s birthday was actually Dec. 18, but we decided to celebrate it during her school’s winter break. Instead of a party, Morgan invited a couple of friends for an overnight trip to Disneyland. We booked a suite at the Disneyland hotel, which fit all six of us comfortably. The four kids took the bedroom while …read more

Ponies Christmas Party

Morgan’s basketball team, the Venice Ponies, had their Christmas party last Saturday night at the home of the Akamines. Lots of activities for the kids, including ornament making, card making, karaoke (featuring music from High School Musical 2), gingerbread house making, and a special visit from Santa.

Center Street School Halloween Parade

Morgan’s elementary school, Center Street School, had their annual Halloween parade this morning. It’s always a fun time, and some of the costumes are very creative. The teachers always dress up and some of them always put on a skit of some kind. This year, Mr. Guy, Mr. Raukko and Mr. Gladous were the Blues …read more

Center Street School Halloween Parade

Skiing at Lake Tahoe

This is our second ski trip with the kids. We stayed at a timeshare in Reno and drove two hours each morning to Sierra at Tahoe, a nice family-oriented resort. This was the first time Morgan would be taking real lessons. Last year, she was in the day care facility. On our first day in …read more

First Day of School

First day of school for the kids. They both go to Center Street Elementary, which is one of two elementary schools in town. Took me a bit to get back into the swing of things, as far as making them breakfast, packing their lunch, fixing a snack, hustling them off to school. Stephanie is starting …read more

New Dog!

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New Dog!

Disneyland Resort

We spent the past weekend at the Disneyland Resort with Iris’ brother, Scott; his daughter, Jennifer; his son, twin-engine Casey; and Jennifer’s husband, Edward. We stayed at the Grand California Hotel, which is very nice in amenities but a little short in service. Best thing about the hotel is that it’s right next to California …read more

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Pasadena Tournament

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Pasadena Tournament

New Spa is In

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New Spa is In