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

Random thoughts: LASIK surgery, painting & crafting fun, watermelons galore, garden update, and cat cuddling

Hey blog! With all my posts on travel/weekend trips, I haven’t talked about the day-to-day stuff around here lately. Even though there have been a few exciting activities going on this summer, most of our days are still the same old: working remotely, running, taking walks in the neighborhood, and entertaining ourselves quarantine style. Here … More Random thoughts: LASIK surgery, painting & crafting fun, watermelons galore, garden update, and cat cuddling

Apartment makeover + dancing date night + our new regular thing

And just like that, another week passes and it’s Monday again! Last week was one of those weeks that felt like a month crammed into 7 days. The main reason was because I went to D.C. for work. I’ve been going to the east coast every month for a whole year now so it’s become … More Apartment makeover + dancing date night + our new regular thing

Joe’s Texas bbq housewarming + spa day in Noe Valley + SF zoo

Hey friends! After taking a few days off from work last week (see my last reflection post), things calmed down a bit and I felt motivated to hit the ground running this week. My spirits were much higher and days flew by in a blink of an eye! By the weekend, I was ready to … More Joe’s Texas bbq housewarming + spa day in Noe Valley + SF zoo