1 Year & 25 Weeks Married | Big Announcement!!!

April Fools. We have no big announcement. But we do have highlights to share from this past week! Jake finished his second quarter and is now 2/15th of the way through his PhD program!! He was on Spring Break last week. Cindy jokes that Jake shouldn’t get any breaks because he ends up filling all […]

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1 Year & 8 Weeks Married | A Family Wedding

This week’s highlight: Wedding! We attended Cindy’s dad’s cousin’s son’s wedding this past weekend. It’s pretty hard to believe that despite that many degrees of separation, that side of the family is relatively close. In Chinese culture, there is a specific title or name given to each person, on each side of the family. So […]

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1 Year & 7 Weeks Married | Second Thanksgiving as Mr. & Mrs.!

Happy Thanksgiving! We spent Thanksgiving with Jake’s family this year. Since Cindy’s parents were out of town, Cindy’s sister and her sister’s boyfriend came along also! Our first inter-family gathering since the wedding and it was so much fun! Jake’s family sure knows how to pack a lot into a day. We were surprised at […]

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1 Year & 6 Weeks Married | Early Thanksgiving Celebrations

We had a Thanksgiving potluck with our bible study last week. With all the busyness of work and school and life, we haven’t been to bible study in over month. The night of hanging out with friends renewed our appreciation for our bible study. We realized we’ve been taking our bible study for granted when […]

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1 Year & 1 Week Married | Hot Pot And Other Things

We decorated for Halloween! Highlights of the Week For Cindy: She had a Bob Ross paint night with some friends. The experience was very exciting. But Cindy admits she was [a little] disappointed that her painting did not quiiitteeee look like Bob Ross’s example. But it was still a unique and fun time with friends! […]

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51 Weeks Married | UCLA, LA, And Poppa W’s Birthday

The biggest highlight of this week was….. ….Jake officially starting his PhD program in Economics at UCLA!!!! He started school on Thursday, and even though he’s only had 2 days of class so far, there already is a lot of content. But he’s excited! For the first time, he feels challenged! Jake has also been […]

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50 Weeks Married | Game Night, Wine & Cheese Night, and Nerds Rope…

We’re so close to our one year anniversary! We are so excited! At our wedding, we had our friends and family write us messages to read on our one year and five year anniversary. They stuck those messages in a bottle and now those bottles are sitting on our TV stand, waiting to be opened […]

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31 Weeks Married | A Weekend of Driving and Celebrating

(that’s us doing a candid laughing pose) This past weekend we drove a total of approximately 432 miles. We didn’t even leave the state, let alone southern California! We’re pretty tired and are both looking forward to some rest this next weekend. Friday, we went to Jake’s brother’s graduation. He finished college in 3 years […]

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