Today was Comic-Con hotel reservation day. The madness started at 9:00 AM PST. I finished by 9:02 AM PST. I kinda hope I get my 2nd choice (Omni Hotel), but I’m pretty sure I’m going to get my first choice (Holiday Inn on the Bay, Cityview side).
I need to go play Fire Emblem.
Started playing Monster Hunter on my Pink 3DS. So far I’ve only played 30 minutes. Not much to do anything.
This weekend was Gardena Buddhist Church obon festival. I forgot about it until my sister told me that there’s an obon festival in Gardena. I was slightly confused when she told me that, because I thought to myself, ‘Is that Gardena Buddhist Church’s obon? Isn’t it supposed to be in August?” … Then I realized that it already is August.
After Laura took off, leaving Ume behind to be baby-sat, I looked online to see what time the obon started. I think we were talking about doing something the entire day, but going to the obon won out. Gotta be cultural.
We took off at around 4:30, but I was interested in watching the bon odori at 6 PM than anything else, so it worked out for me. I wish I could participate in the dancing, but I don’t know the moves. Maybe the internet will tell me how to dance so I could be ready for next year. Maybe Ume can learn the moves and teach me.
My mom, Ume, and I watched the dancing for about 40 minutes and then we went home.