2 Years & 4 Weeks Married | HALLOWEEN!

This past week was… H A L L O W E E N ! We didn’t do much this Halloween. We just went out to Jake’s hometown and spent some time with his mom and brothers while passing out candy. It was very low-key (we didn’t even dress up!), but enjoyable. We really want to […]

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2 Years & 3 Weeks Married | Sushi Making Night!

We ended our looOOooOOoong and busy week with a sushi making night! It was a much needed and much deserved (IOHO) dose of fun! The night was hosted by Jake’s friends from his PhD program. We learned the process from the wife of Jake’s PhD classmate (who is from Japan). Jake sheepishly admitted that he […]

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2 Years & 2 Weeks Married! | Cane Quest

The highlight of our week was…Cane Quest! On Saturday, we volunteered at an event called Cane Quest. Cane Quest is a competition hosted by the Braille Institute where kids who are blind or visually impaired put their white cane and independent travel skills to the test. Some of you may already know that Cindy works […]

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2 Years & 1 Week Married | Weekend Apart

This past weekend, Jake attended a conference in D.C. where he presented one of his projects! It was a really exciting experience and opportunity.  But it also meant a weekend apart for us. Since being married, this was Cindy’s first weekend home alone  and Jake’s first weekend away from home. Cindy In the days leading […]

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2 Years Married | Happy 2 Years to Us!

Happy 2 years of marriage to us! We celebrated our anniversary early with a weekend getaway to Santa Cruz! We wanted to escape the SoCal sun to some NorCal redwoods and spend a weekend full of quality time with no vacation itineraries or To-Do lists. It was really refreshing and relaxing to spend that quality […]

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1 Year & 51 Weeks Married | PhD Year 2!

Two big highlights this past week: PhD Year 2 Jake started the second year of his Economics PhD program! And like we mentioned before…it’s going to be a crazy busy year for him (and us.) This year, on top of his program coursework, Jake will be a Teaching Assistant (TA)! This means he will need […]

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1 Year & 50 Weeks Married | Busy But Grateful

What a week! It’s been packed with lots of busyness at work (for Cindy), wrapping up projects before school starts (for Jake), and hanging out with our friends and family. We’re exhausted, but also grateful for the busyness because it means we are blessed. We celebrated momma and poppa Wang’s birthday this past weekend with […]

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1 Year & 49 Weeks Married | Summer’s Winding Down

Not much really happened this week (again). Our evenings together mostly consisted of a run, a 7 minute ab workout, and dinner with TV. (doesn’t seem like the ab workout is really working…but that may be because we eat too many sweets lol). We did go mini-golfing Friday evening with friends from Jake’s PhD program. […]

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1 Year & 48 Weeks Married! | LONG Short Week

Despite the fact this past week was considered a “short” work week with the Labor Day long weekend, it felt like a long one to us. For one, we had a termite mating swarm happen in our apartment. It was only localized to one room, but it was still horrifying. It’s since been locally treated. […]

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