1 Year & 18 Weeks Married | Highlights of Our Week

Highlights of Our Week: Chinese New Year. We celebrated Chinese New Year this past week! Cindy has started making an effort for us to celebrate some of the big Chinese holidays. It’s not much, but she made a few Chinese dishes for our low-key celebration.   Golden Dragon Parade.ย We made plans to go to the […]

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1 Year & 17 Weeks Married | Rain, A Cold, and Dim Sum

We finally got to experience some winter this past week! Los Angeles got nearly a week of rain and cold weather! By cold weather, we mean like 50 degrees F (we would never be able to survive anywhere colder) Other updates: Cindy got a cold, so she was sleeping for most of the week. And […]

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1 Year & 16 Weeks Married | Non-Screen Time Activities

We spent a good deal of this past week in front of screens (TV, phone, video games). It was starting to make us feel lazy and icky, so we tried to do some non-screen time activities together! We started a 1000 piece puzzle together. Jake admits he doesn’t like puzzling that much– partly because his […]

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1 Year & 14 Weeks Married | Flu for Two

In an attempt to prove to Cindy he doesn’t get “man colds”, Jake played off like his flu like it was nbd. It wasn’t until Cindy got sick later this week that she realized just how bad Jake was probably feeling. Jake’s learning to take time to rest when he’s sick. And Cindy’s learning that […]

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1 Year & 13 Weeks Married | New Year, Same Blog, New Look

Happy New Year Everyone! We’ve completely revamped our blog with a new look and a new name! (we’re pretty sure the word “Polaroid” is trademarked, so we didn’t want to get in trouble) One thing we’re learning about ourselves is that we obsessively work on projects. This is normally a more pronounced problem for Jake […]

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1 Year & 12 Weeks Married | Sespe Hot Springs Backpacking Adventure

(forgot to take a polaroid this week, so here’s a pic from our trip instead) We spent the last few days of 2018 exploring the beautiful Sespe Wilderness! Our goal was to make it all the way out to the Sespe Hot Springs (which are the hottest hot springs in all of California!) At the […]

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1 Year & 10 Weeks Married | Falconry For Jake’s Birthday

Jake survived his first quarter as a PhD student and we celebrated his birthday! This first quarter of grad school has been tough for Jake. He keeps saying it has been one of the hardest things he has ever experienced. We’ll admit, we weren’t sure if he was going to make it to the end […]

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1 Year & 9 Weeks Married | Finals Won’t Get In Our Way

“Restaurant Date Jar”. We made a list of all the walk-able restaurants around our apt and put them in a jar. We’re hoping this encourages us to be a little more adventurous! The idea is simple: 1) pick a slip from the jar 2) go eat at the place you picked. We have to confess […]

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