12/5/2019 Yi Lan

On this day, my dad’s college buddy picked us up for a day trip to Yi Lan (宜蘭)county. Like Rao He night market, I hadn’t been here since I was 12, when my uncle (Val’s dad) took us on a trip to a children’s festival there. It was a rainy day, and we started off … More 12/5/2019 Yi Lan

Weekend in LA

We made a brief trip up to L.A. the weekend of April 28 to visit some old friends. Saturday, we started with lunch at the house of Kyle’s college fraternity brother and his family. We enjoyed a delicious spread of bagels and mimosas, and let the kiddos play a bit while we caught up. Afterwards, … More Weekend in LA

Eating in Esco

One theme of my pregnancy is tacos. While I have always enjoyed tacos (who doesn’t?), pregnancy has put tacos in a different perspective for me. When I felt constantly mildly nauseous such that I loathed even some of my formerly favorite foods, tacos were there for me. When I started finally liking normal foods again, … More Eating in Esco

Rosarito 11/11/16

The last time we drove across the border to Mexico was for Halloween weekend in 2011, which is way too long of a time lapse for people who live in San Diego county. This time, we were interested in renting a large beach side house for a big group, but AirBNB ended up being inconvenient in … More Rosarito 11/11/16