• Things,  Wordless Wednesday


    I was up earlier than usual today and I decided to look around the backyard for anything interesting. It just so happened that the sunlight was streaming through the leaves of a tree, directly to this outdoor…

  • Places

    The Bubba Gump Experience

    I recently visited the Bubba Gump Restaurant in Long Beach, CA. Here’s a brief bio from Wikipedia: “The Bubba Gump Shrimp Company Restaurant and Market is an American seafood restaurant chain inspired by the 1994 film Forrest…

  • Places,  Things

    WW: Sandy

    Jumping in to the weekly photo challenge at the DailyPost today! The prompt: TEXTURES This post is also linked at: Image-In-Ing, bethere2day, ohmyheartsiegirl, and clairejustine.

  • Places

    Just Beachy

    Summer is in full swing, here in Southern California. You’ll find most of us down by the beach side when we’re not at work. The beach is always at least 20 degrees cooler than everywhere else. For…

  • Motherhood,  People

    Unregrettably Good

    It’s been so long since I’ve typed out this mommy life. Writing here almost seems foreign and new again. Who will read this? I don’t know. But I’m itching to write. Life happened, but my memory has…

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    Nature,  Wordless Wednesday

    When It Rains, It Pours

    Today, it was a warm and sunny day in Southern California. You wouldn’t guess at all that just last week, it was raining cats and dogs around here. So much so, that there were flooded streets everywhere.…

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    Events,  People

    Lunar New Year / Tet Festival

    This Saturday is the Lunar New Year. For Vietnamese people, like my husband, it is the start of the Tet Festival. According to VietnamOnline.com: “Tet Nguyen Dan, or Tet for short, is considered the biggest and most…