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Venice Obon 2010

As was the case last year, Stephanie couldn’t make the Obon Festival at the Venice Hongwanji Buddhist Temple. Her high school team was playing in the San Diego Classic during the same weekend. Morgan, Iris, & Ron had plenty to do, though, helping out at the Dango booth, the Udon booth, Chicken Teriyaki booth, Snow… Read More »

Obon Festivals

We went to three Obon festivals this year: Nishi Hongwanji in J-Town, Venice Hongwanji, and Gardena Hongwanji; probably the most we’ve gone to in one year. Morgan actually danced a bit at Nishi, though probably just long enough to get a free ticket. During the Venice obon, both Ron and Iris helped out at the… Read More »