Tags archives: explore

  • San Francisco Bay Area | November, 2016

  • Snapshots from my Bay Area adventures this past November. A little shadow play at Little Gem. Tai Chi Jian Bing. Scouting Jordan Winery for a surprise proposal! Always lovely to take a little Napa retreat. We picked up some goodies from the Dry Creek General Store and headed[...]
  • Museum Hack at the de Young

  • "Imagine your drunk best friend," said Casey, " crossed with a well-researched museum docent." So described the kind of tone promised by Museum Hack in its alternative, modern museum tours. I was excited to test out one of these "Un-Highlights" tours when they offered me a pair of media tickets. Gra[...]
  • San Francisco Bay Area | Fall, 2016

  • Life has been pretty great this fall, photographing beautiful weddings and hanging out with friends and fellow creatives in my free time here in the Bay. Here are some scenes from around town, August through October, 2016. Wine and cheese with Kayla at Bay Grape in Oakland. A work party wit[...]
  • Black Diamond Alpacas

  • ALPACAS! Squee! I have this thing with alpacas. They are funny looking and wonderful, and ever since spotting some in New Zealand, I've been seeing them everywhere. (Or partly seeking them out everywhere.) When one of my clients told about Black Diamond Alpacas in Brentwood, about an hour east of Oa[...]
  • San Francisco Bay Area | Summer, 2016

  •   Summer in the Bay! And more art-filled adventures. Here is just a glimpse of what June and July looked like for me.   I got back to the Bay just in time for the Bay Area Book Festival in Berkeley featuring a whole panel on Taiwan. Author Shawna Yang Ryan signs some books, while Ho Ch[...]
  • Art Around the Bay | Spring in San Francisco

  • Art-filled adventures around the Bay from this April and May! First off, Pace Gallery teamLab in Menlo Park. The main exhibits are very instagrammable. They're mostly different light installations that run on infinitely variable algorithms, so they are supposed to factor in human interactio[...]
  • 10 Tips for Visiting the New SFMOMA

  • The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is back after a three-year renovation, and it's beautiful. The museum opens to the public this Saturday, May 14, but I couldn't wait so I signed up for membership and have already visited the museum twice in the last two weeks during member previews! Below are [...]
  • BAMPFA | Berkeley Photography

  • I never particularly loved museums growing up. That's not to say I didn't still find myself in a fair share of them, but I would rarely select a museum over another activity or just wandering a city. It's only in the last couple years that I've found myself drawn to these places. I think especially [...]
  • San Francisco | January & February, 2016

  • Scenes from my San Francisco Bay Area explorations in the last couple months. A hike at Cataract Falls, racing against the sun. Boutiques in Oakland's Temescal Alley. Asian Art Museum. San Francisco Ferry Building. General Store. Outerlands. Old Town, Oaklan[...]
  • Hiking in the Presidio

  • On a lovely October day, I gathered a couple of my friends for a little hike around San Francisco. We started at Lover's Point in the Presidio and wandered our way over to Ocean Beach. So many gorgeous sights to see. Dan, me, Tiffany, and Paul. Move here soon, Tiffa[...]
  • San Francisco | October, 2015

  • Scenes from around town in October as various friends came to visit! The Mill with Michelle the day before Young & Jess' wedding. Lester's birthday dinner. Dim sum Sunday! Hanging out in the Mission. My new best friend, whom I named "sassafr[...]