Day trip to Bass Lake and Bolinas + girl time in the Mission + falling in love with California again

Growing up in upstate New York, fall was always my favorite season. I loved the crisp morning air and rituals like apple picking and raking leaves. Yet since moving to SF, I quickly learned that it oddly gets more summery than ever starting in October, aka SF’s “delayed summer”. While I miss the traditional fall, … More Day trip to Bass Lake and Bolinas + girl time in the Mission + falling in love with California again

Hawaiian themed birthday + Mount Tamalpais hike + new friend in SF

Howdy! The wild fires on the west coast have made these last two weeks feel pretty up and down. There were several days of very unhealthy air quality which basically meant shelter-in-place 2.0. You may have seen on the news how San Francisco was literally ORANGE for a few days. This was the view outside … More Hawaiian themed birthday + Mount Tamalpais hike + new friend in SF

Picnic hangs + birthday barbecue feat. impossible meat

And with a blink of an eye, somehow it’s already August! Is it just me, or has time really flown by this summer? San Francisco’s summer is pretty much the same, foggy temperate weather all year…that paired with the quarantine and long work hours the last few weeks has meant time going by in a … More Picnic hangs + birthday barbecue feat. impossible meat

Surf week in San Diego + road trip down California’s PCH

Last week, Joe and I took our first vacation (longer than a weekend) in 6 months. We originally had plans to fly out to Maine, but unfortunately, the day-before we canceled the trip (we didn’t feel safe being on a plane given the rising corona cases). Instead, we pieced together a last-minute trip to stay … More Surf week in San Diego + road trip down California’s PCH