Mar 26 2011

Run For Education

Ron, Stephanie, and Morgan ran the Run for Education this year. Morgan ran (or, mostly walked) because she could get extra credit for PE. She picked up Emiko from Iris along the way, so Emiko got some exercise. It’s a fairly hilly course, especially the last mile.

This was the first year the race was […]

Jul 17 2010

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, […]

Mar 27 2010

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 […]

May 4 2009

Syd Finegold

One of Ron’s former bosses, Dr. Sydney Finegold, received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Veterans Administration for his research work. Syd is a pioneer in the area of anaerobic microbiology and has three organisms named after him. Ron worked in two different research laboratories that he supervised from 1982 to 1987.

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Feb 23 2009

Firecracker 5K

Morgan, Stephanie, and Ron ran in the Los Angeles Firecracker 5K held in Chinatown. This is the first Firecracker for Morgan and the third one for Stephanie. Ron began running the 10K version more than 20 years ago, but his knee can only handle the 5K now. It is a very hilly […]