1 Year & 22 Weeks Married | Richard Thaler & Other Things

Highlights of The Week: 1. Jake got sick. 2. Jake got Cindy sick. (again). 3. We went to a lecture at UCLA by Richard Thaler, a nobelauriate. That’s one of the “perks” of being married to a PhD student– going to lectures for “fun”. But really, we’ve gone to some pretty interesting talks, Q&A’s, and […]

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1 Year & 21 Weeks Married | LASIK Update & Guinea Pig Life

Cindy is 1 week post LASIK!! So far, everything is good. Her left eye is taking a little longer than her right eye to heal. But she sees the world so clearly now! At church today, she was captivated by the fact that she could see the pastor’s mouth moving when he was speaking (we […]

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1 Year & 20 Weeks Married | LASIK

The BIG highlight of this past week was Cindy’s LASIK surgery!!! So far, everything seems to be healing smoothly! (here’s a before picture) Also, we finished our puzzle! It is 1,000 pieces, and we definitely recommend it! If any of our friends are reading this, they are more than welcome to have a go at […]

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1 Year & 19 Weeks Married | Valentine’s Day

HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY!  We celebrated our 2nd Valentine’s Day together, as a married couple, on Saturday! Lately, we’ve become homebodies and have cancelled weekend plans that we made for ourselves in the past couple of weeks. We’re happy we followed through with 2 of the 4 plans we made for our Valentine’s Day time together! […]

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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. 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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