sweet summertime part two

This summer was the summer of visitors. A month after my family visited, my in-laws came into town for a week and a half. I didn’t snap too many photos (I was enjoying the leisure of having them take the photos), but here are a few from my film camera. We had a great time […]

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there’s no place like home : texas part two

Saturday morning my mom dropped us off in downtown Houston to spend time with Whitney’s family and attend his cousin Jason’s wedding reception dinner. As we were driving to the dinner, it started pouring rain. We practically haven’t seen rain in seven months living in LA, so it was definitely a change of pace. The […]

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our san francisco honeymoon – final

While we were in the bay area, Whitney really wanted to visit Angel Island. Decades ago this island was used to detain immigrants from Asia and Europe, and his grandfather was detained there for two weeks in 1930 when he was just a teenager. It was amazing to see how segregated the site was (between […]

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our san francisco honeymoon – part one

Because my husband was still in school when we got married, he couldn’t very well take off a week to go on a honeymoon. So instead, we decided to take a trip up the coast once we got to California as a sort of delayed, mini-honeymoon. The week before Whitney had to start work, we […]

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a friend’s visit

Our friend from back home (who went to high school with me and college with both of us) decided to visit us on a whim. He was in El Paso doing some research and the crazy Derek he is decided to hop on a bus out to LA for a short couple of days. Unfortunately […]

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florida

It has been entirely too long since I have written, and for that, I apologize. On the other hand, I spent the past week and a half on vacation and purposely tried to stay away from the computer as much as possible, and for that, I couldn’t be more happy. After spending a weekend down […]

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