Bay Area | November, 2023
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Bay Area | November, 2023

Welcome to my November recap! We start with a wonderful Office of Accountability meeting. My brother-in-law’s birthday! And a check-in with Tiffany. Visited the Hoover Institute at Stanford for a special screening of Invisible Nation, an insightful and heartfelt documentary about Taiwan. Taiwanese America unite! (Photo from Ho Chie). This was a month of multiple…

Bay Area | October, 2023
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Bay Area | October, 2023

October recap! We began with a San Francisco Symphony concert Featuring a San Francisco premiere of “Herald, Holler and Hallelujah!” by¬†Wynton Marsalis and a classic, the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto. Office of Accountability Our first visit to the Yayoi Kusama exhibit at SFMOMA. These pumpkins look very round in photos, but you might be surprised at…

Bay Area | July, 2023
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Bay Area | July, 2023

We started July in Calgary, and we toted home some of the souvenirs below: a stack of records, and some dove-shaped coffee filters! And the next day, we stopped by Matt Horn’s fried chicken spot Kowbird in Oakland on the way to Napa. Wine tasting at Ashes & Diamonds And a wedding rehearsal for Whitney…

Bay Area | June, 2023
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Bay Area | June, 2023

June recap! Here are a handful of our moments around the Bay Area. First, dinner at Camper in Menlo Park. We walked around town and stumbled upon Abraham Vergese’s book talk at Kepler’s Bookstore. Also found this fun Lonely Planet book called “Where to Go When” that recommends travel destinations based on the month! Pretty…

Bay Area | April, 2023
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Bay Area | April, 2023

April! A month of treasure hunts and low-key hangouts with friends. Let’s jump right in! A bike ride to Wise Sons at the Ferry Building Farmers Market, with a stop by the Patagonia in Fisherman’s Wharf, napa cabbage in tow. The Wolverine Way, as read by this newly minted Michigan fan. And our final destination:…

Bay Area | March, 2023
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Bay Area | March, 2023

Hello March! We went to both Arizona and Wyoming in this month, but there were so many wonderful little gatherings around the Bay Area too. Let’s jump right in! Monthly accountability meeting, with some folks gathering in Oakland and the rest of us joining from the internet. Dinner and mahjong with the Garrisons, featuring some…

Bay Area | February, 2023
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Bay Area | February, 2023

February recap! We start with an in-person gathering at Lindsey’s home for the Office of Accountability. A mini staycation up in Healdsburg for some wedding recon! We’ll be having a wine country wedding up here soon. This was not the final setup we decided on for our tablescape, but somewhat related! Menu tasting with Chef…