A Walk in Martinez

A late post, but here are some pictures from a couple of weeks ago back in California. My parents and I took a little walk in Martinez. We were never a family of outdoorsy nature but we enjoy nice strolls 🙂  

Early Lunch at Miss SaiGon

Today, my mom and I decided to do some shopping in San Francisco. Before hitting the shops, though, we thought it best to arm ourselves with lots of energy (food). We decided to try Miss SaiGon (my mom had read good things about it). I don’t pretend to know what authentic Vietnamese food is (since I’ve…

In Search of a Donut: Journey 2 (after the dentist)

A few days ago, I traveled to the dentist for what was supposed to be a normal check up/clean up. Unfortunately, I had developed a cavity and had to get a shot (my dentist said I took it rather well…what else was there to do but tense up, flinch once and bear it silently? lol) and all…

In Search of a Donut: Journey 1

Although I was never a huge fan of donuts, I’ve eaten many in the past year (probably due to the fact that I live near a pretty good donut place, and that many of my grad class treat/freebie events involved these donuts) and have noticed that shmancy donut places are on the rise. In Philadelphia, I’ve…