Bay Area | May, 2024
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Bay Area | May, 2024

Hello May! We begin with the Office of Accountability’s monthly meeting, this time in person at Lindsey’s. Two symphony date nights in a row! We stopped by Teakwood for delicious Burmese food before Wizard of Oz. The symphony plays the whole soundtrack to the classic movie starring Judy Garland. The next day, the symphony played…

Taiwan Day
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Taiwan Day

I was very excited to participate in two different Taiwanese celebrations in May. First, the Taiwanese American Cultural Festival in San Francisco, and second, Taiwan Day with the Oakland A’s. The Taiwanese American Cultural Festival happens in San Francisco’s Union Square on one Saturday each May. I can still remember the first time I saw…

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….