San Francisco Crosstown Trail, Section 1
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San Francisco Crosstown Trail, Section 1

The Crosstown Trail is a wonderful volunteer-assembled walking/biking trail that extends from the southeast to the northwest corners of San Francisco. They recently just celebrated the 5-year anniversary of the trail and added a “Double Cross Trail” to complete the X from the southwest to northeast corners of the city. We had been talking about…

Bay Area | March, 2024
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Bay Area | March, 2024

It’s time for our March recap! A month in which we had our second cookbook club;  a camping trip in Pinnacles; and a surprise getaway to Stinson Beach. But it all began with a rainy day trek to the Oakland Museum of California’s White Elephant Sale. I picked up this set of four candlestick holders….

Win Son | Cookbook Club
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Win Son | Cookbook Club

I have been delighted to see the growing number of Taiwanese cookbooks published in recent years. Although I was happy to support the authors by simply buying the cookbooks and having them decorate my kitchen shelf, I wanted to actually enjoy the cookbooks as not just books but as the dishes contained within! And so,…

Music & Mahjong
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Music & Mahjong

It’s funny to look back and realize that it’s only been a year since Alex and I started playing mahjong with all our friends and just over a year since we bought a record player and started collecting vinyls. In that time, these two interests have become such big hobbies in our lives. It was…