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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1 Year & 47 Weeks Married | Labor Day Weekend!

This summer has been one of the best summers ever! It’s been packed with so much fun and adventure! We started out our long weekend with movies in the park. Our local park has been putting on Friday night movies in the park for the past month or so. We’ve been wanting to check it […]

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1 Year & 46 Weeks Married! | Rock n’ Walk Sunset Strip Tour

Our Tuesdays have somehow become Movie Tuesdays. Ever since Sinemia (our movie subscription pass) went bankrupt, we’ve been taking taking advantage of AMC’s Tuesdays discounted movie tickets. This past week, we watched Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood. And we were surprisingly entertained! Anyways, two big highlights of our week: Final Summer Bash On […]

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1 Year & 45 Weeks Married | A Week of Fun & Back to Work

We had a week packed with activity! Tuesday Cindy and Jake’s mom planned a little surprise party to congratulate Jake for passing all three of his comprehensive exams, one of which was with honors! Jake got the results of his test the day we left for our Greece and Italy vacation, so his accomplishment was […]

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1 Year & 44 Weeks Married | Back to Normal Life

Not much happened this week… just getting back into our normal routine. We also hung out with our siblings! On Thursday, Jake’s brothers came to LA to visit us. We explored Old LA Zoo and Abbott Kinney Blvd, ate tacos, and played some games. Old LA Zoo is just the abandoned site of where the […]

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1 Year & 43 Weeks Married | Greece & Italy Vacation Recap

We’re back from vacation! And we’ve just been unwinding from our trip. We tried to not sleep at all on our flight to avoid jet lag lol. And it didn’t work. We are so jet lagged. Greece and Italy have been two of Cindy’s bucket list destinations ever since she was in high school. For […]

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1 Year & 40 Weeks Married | Guinea Piggies Update

Nothing much happened this week besides prepping for our upcoming trip, so we’re doing a guinea pig update! Prepare for a photo dump. All three guineas are happy (we think) and healthy (we think). They’re still a lot of maintenance. They’re still not potty trained. And they still don’t recognize who we are, except when […]

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1 Year & 39 Weeks Married | Family Reunion in Seattle

“Family is like branches on a tree; we all grow in different directions, yet our roots remain as one.” -Unknown The big highlight of this past week was the 4th of July weekend family reunion in Seattle for Cindy’s family! (her dad’s mom’s siblings and their children and their children’s children). About half of the […]

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1 Year & 38 Weeks Married | Theme: Jake Studies While Cindy has Fun

(we went to a birthday party for Cindy’s old childhood friend from Chinese school) Not much has changed this week… Jake continues to study everyday for his comprehensive exams while Cindy continues to have fun lol. Jake just finished his second exam and has one more to go! Like we mentioned in previous posts, he has […]

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