Porto | Honeymoon Part 1
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Porto | Honeymoon Part 1

Nearly one year after we were married, Alex and I finally went on our honeymoon! When it came to our honeymoon destination, we came up with a huge list of possibilities all over the world and eventually circled back to the first idea for a travel destination that we’d had even before the pandemic, Portugal. …

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…

Vernon Street Farm
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Vernon Street Farm

After a couple days in Manhattan, Alex and I met up with our friends and boarded a train from the brand new Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station. We headed northward for two hours and arrived at Hudson Station for the farm portion of our New York trip. Our good friends Do-Hee and Josh had …

Autumn in NYC
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Autumn in NYC

Alex and I spent almost two weeks of September in New York, and we just happened to catch the transition from summer into fall. Of course it would have been nice to know that would happen before we left, because we had zero rain-appropriate clothing, but alas. We still had such a wonderful time, both…

Los Angeles
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Los Angeles

Alex and I got to take a brief road trip down to LA for Labor Day weekend since I had a wedding to photograph down there. Our friends Jon and Pei were kind enough to host us, and we managed to squeeze a lot into our brief visit! First, scenes from our drive down: a…

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…

Calgary
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Calgary

We had such a wonderful time in Calgary, arriving on Canada Day (July 1st) and staying just past the Fourth of July.  We stayed at an airbnb in Inglewood, just east of Downtown, and it was perfectly situated for a few days of exploring the city. Lucky for us, dinner on night one was right…