Back in San Francisco + exploring Bernal Heights and Hayes Valley+ video game throwback

The first week of 2022 is a wrap! I hope you all had a smooth time getting back into “real” life again after the holidays. I returned to San Francisco on Thursday, and it sure feels good to be back again. It was a very sweet reunion with Joe and the kitties; we were apart … More Back in San Francisco + exploring Bernal Heights and Hayes Valley+ video game throwback

Weekend things at Golden Gate Park + botanical garden picnic + Asian fusion brunch + moving day for cats

Happy Monday! Last week, Joe and I enjoyed our final days in SF before our next trip. Joe’s family lives in Texas and he hasn’t seen them since before COVID, and so we’re heading there this week for a visit – it’s my first time meeting his family and I’m very excited. 🙂 The upcoming … More Weekend things at Golden Gate Park + botanical garden picnic + Asian fusion brunch + moving day for cats

How I write a blog post + wine night with girlfriends + cat bonding in Joe’s garden + creeping on neighbors

I have a different topic for this post in addition to my usual weekly recap below. I’ve been blogging once a week for almost 5 years, and I thought it would fun to share how I think through and write my blog posts for those who are curious. 🙂 How I write a blog post … More How I write a blog post + wine night with girlfriends + cat bonding in Joe’s garden + creeping on neighbors

Apartment hunting and Craigslist stories + long weekend feat. Tennessee Valley hike, Baker Beach, and park hang outs

Well it’s certainly been an interesting week. Apartment hunting has definitely taken up most of my head space. I haven’t looked for a new apartment in almost 4 years and I forgot how stressful the process can be! I saw 7 places and applied for 1 last week…but I negotiated too hard and ended up … More Apartment hunting and Craigslist stories + long weekend feat. Tennessee Valley hike, Baker Beach, and park hang outs

New favorite activity + finding happiness in simplicity

Happy Friday! Or Saturday. Or whatever day it is…is it just me or does every day feel the same lately? Life here has been quiet, simple, and honestly a great blessing in many ways for me. I use to get really antsy when faced with routine and boredom, but this whole city being in quarantine … More New favorite activity + finding happiness in simplicity