Life

Spontaneous Sam Feldt concert + Oktoberfest + first A’s game + new friends at kava

Happy Monday! I’m pretty beat coming out of the weekend, a pretty crazy one filled with lots of booze and seeing friends (old and new). Friday: Sam Feldt concert On Friday, I met a new friend for drinks after work at my favorite bar, Jones. What originated as a low-key happy hour turned into a… Continue reading Spontaneous Sam Feldt concert + Oktoberfest + first A’s game + new friends at kava

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Lake Tahoe weekend without the lake

Hey hey, how are you all? Hope everything is going fab-u-lous-ly! Following last week’s rarer “serious” posts, I’m happy to say that things have been looking up. I’ve been in a better mood and really focusing on tackling my things-to-make-me-happy-list, and a little is going a long way. I’ve been catching up with friends, focusing… Continue reading Lake Tahoe weekend without the lake

Life

Mountain biking in Marin + opening up finally…

Hope you all are having lovely weeks! I have a short recap on my weekend followed by some personal talk below. Overall my weekend was kept pretty low-key outside two fun activities. In between was actually filled with some work. Sophie and I went shopping and grabbed sushi for dinner on Saturday. Sophie just got a… Continue reading Mountain biking in Marin + opening up finally…

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My 25th birthday!! Beer bicycle + Pacifica hike + other Labor Day fun + new chapter and here to stay

Hey guys! Guess what? I turned 25 years old!! My quarter-century birthday was last week and it definitely went down as one of my favorites, if not my all time favorite yet. My actual birthday was on Thursday, and I rang it in by hanging with Julia, Rahul, and James. They treated me to happy… Continue reading My 25th birthday!! Beer bicycle + Pacifica hike + other Labor Day fun + new chapter and here to stay

Travel

Backpacking in the Sierras: Mammoth Lakes

This past weekend, I went backpacking in the Eastern Sierras, a much anticipated trip among me and some friends. After 2 intense weeks of work travel, I was feeling super burnt out, and even contemplated ditching this trip to stay home. I’m SO glad I got my butt up and chose to go – being… Continue reading Backpacking in the Sierras: Mammoth Lakes

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Work week in Chicago + weekend in Boston feat. lots of breweries

Next stop on my 3-week trip to the east coast was one week in Chicago for work, followed by Boston for a weekend to visit my brother. I must say, my project in Chicago went above and beyond compared to last year. I came in with a much more positive attitude and was able to… Continue reading Work week in Chicago + weekend in Boston feat. lots of breweries

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Finally feels like summer + relaxing in upstate New York with mom and sis

Hellooo there, friends! I’m currently blogging from my childhood home in beautiful upstate New York, where I spent the past 9 days. I have a two-week business trip in Chicago starting next week, and I wanted to take advantage of free flights to visit my family across the east coast: New York for my mom and… Continue reading Finally feels like summer + relaxing in upstate New York with mom and sis