2 Years & 43 Weeks Married | PhD Year 2, DONE!!!

Jake officially finished PhD Year 2!!!!!!! We survived another year! (just 3 more to go!) While the quarter officially ended back in June, Jake and his peers had until the end of July to turn in their Year 2 Papers (basically research papers for their chosen fields within Economics). For anyone who is curious, Jake’s […]

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2 Years & 35 Weeks Married | Highlights of the Week

Highlights of the Week Cindy wrapped up Year 5 of teaching. It’s still so crazy to think she’s been teaching for 5 years. She feels like she just started not too long ago. She’s excited for Year 6 and hopeful that she’ll be able to see her students in person next year. Jake finished up […]

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2 Years & 26 Weeks Married | Poppa Wang Retired!

That’s the big highlight of this week! Cindy’s dad retired from the USPS after 30 years of service! Congratulations to Poppa Wang! We’re sad we couldn’t celebrate this big life moment in-person, on the day of, like we had originally planned. But Cindy and her sister did get to video chat their dad and have […]

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2 Years & 25 Weeks Married | Still WFH & Staying At Home

Nothing new happened this past week. We’re still WFH and staying at home. We’re slowly settling into our new daily routines (which doesn’t really include much). For the most part, we’re focusing on reading our Bibles everyday and going for a run or walk everyday, for some fresh air. We ran 13 miles on Sunday! […]

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2 Years & 14 Weeks Married | Old and New Routines

Winter break ended for the both of us. Cindy is back at work and Jake started Winter Quarter! Break has been refreshing, but now it’s time to get back into our routines (both new and old). It’s kind of nice to go back to work and school, respectively. It means consistency. During break, we were […]

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2 Years & 10 Weeks Married | Jake’s Birthday! (and other highlights)

This past week was Jake’s birthday! Cindy wanted crab for Jake’s birthday, so we went to the Boiling Crab. Good thing Jake loves crab. Otherwise, that would have been a not very enjoyable meal… It was soooOOOOoooOOOoo delicious! We had so much that we can probably do without crab for like the next 2 years. […]

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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 & 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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