One of our favorite meals with our friends, the Buchers, is raclette grilling. Raclette is a soft Swiss cheese that is melted and poured on top of potatoes and vegetables. On this particular day, we grilled lamb chops, sausages, and onion slices.
Stephanie’s first teams coaching the Recreation and Parks league in El Segundo. Her second grade team was the Banana Slugs, and had Dylan Bucher as one of the players. Her 3rd/4th grade team was the Tigers.
We celebrate New Years Day at our home.
We have Christmas dinner with the Burgess’.
We have our traditional Christmas breakfast at Fromins Deli in Santa Monica, then head to Julie Tajiris’s apartment to open gifts.
We spent Christmas Eve with our good friends, the Carlsons, and Julie Downes.
We celebrate Christmas with Ron’s side of the family at his sister, Jan’s, home in Seal Beach.
We had dinner with the Uematsu family for Morgan’s 14th birthday at the Daily Grill in Brentwood.
The Venice Angeles & Ponies hold a combined Christmas Party at The Crush Bistro in El Segundo. Stephanie plays for the Angels and Morgan plays for the Ponies. The Crush is owned by Alvin Ching, the father of a player on both the Angels and the Ponies.
The Uematsu family celebrate Julie Tajiri’s birthday at Hop Li Seafood Restaurant in West Los Angeles.