Pumpkin Patch in Half Moon Bay

Last Thursday, September 22nd, marked the first day of autumn for 2016! PLUS, it was the first day of my four day weekend from my graduate program! It was perfect. I love fall. There are so many reasons to love autumn – scarves, flannels, boots, leggings, and FUN FALL ACTIVITIES! Last year, I went to… Continue Reading


Finally a U.S. Citizen!

Today is the day! What day? The day I became a United States citizen! AND it’s on National Voter Registration Day, too! HOW APPROPRIATE! The oath was taken, the Pledge of Allegiance was said, the “Star Spangled Banner” was sung, and my certificate was received!!! Wheee!!!! To be quite frank, I do not know why… Continue Reading


Muir Woods Adventure: Fall 2016

Ever since I went on my first ever hike at Muir Woods a few years ago, it has definitely been my favorite park to go hiking! The wooded terrain with the deliciously musky redwood scent has always had the best allure! Last June, when Matty and I tried to go one last time before we… Continue Reading


My Fairytale at Castello di Amorosa

I guess you could say that a modern girl’s fairytale still includes a happily ever after, a beautiful castle, and her Prince Charming. For my 21st birthday, I got to experience that fairytale at Castello di Amorosa. My modern fairytale, along with my Prince Charming and a happily ever after, includes some dark chocolate and… Continue Reading


Mission Peak: The Never-Ending Climb

You know how Miley Cyrus sang “The Climb”? Her main chorus goes: ” There’s always gonna be another mountain I’m always gonna wanna make it move Always gonna be an uphill battle Sometimes I’m gonna have to lose Ain’t about how fast I get there Ain’t about what’s waitin’ on the other side It’s the… Continue Reading