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Happy birthday Mom

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Catch-Up Post

July was a busy month with multiple BBQs, our housewarming, birthdays, events and weddings.

Photos will have to suffice.

Torchlight 5K run with Allen and Kathy- fun run, I plan to do this every year. It's motivating and fun to run the parade route and get cheered on by strangers

We took Tabi and Lizzy to the West Seattle Summerfest

Justin and Marie's wedding

Hike and BBQ with SM's coworkers at Rattlesnake Ridge

Crawfish boil


Popcap Summer Social at Family Fun Center

Shooting Brian's IDF Tavor

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Mexico in May

Main events in May were: moving into our new house and going to Guadalajara with Sang Mi and my dad to visit family. My brother and his wife work for the US Consulate there. Early in May we were busy packing and prepping to move. We used frogbox, friends, and a U-haul to move in the middle of the month. Never again will we move ourselves. We concluded that it's worth the money to pay for good movers. At the very least we'll do frogbox+movers next time. Once we moved in, we did not have much time to get settled until we had to leave for Mexico.

Guadalajara was a nice break and easy vacation- spent our time there mostly eating at restaurants with family, watching movies, and visiting different neighborhoods.

Full flickr set of our trip

Dad and Audrey and Katie in front of the quadfecta corner: tacos, ice cream, crepes and tostilocos

Lucha Libre show was hilariously entertaining; midgets, characters, strippers, fat wrestlers and a rowdy crowd

A walk through a market

A church in Tequila town

Audrey; we ate arrachera steak here

Seafood cerviche on tostada

Casa Herradura

Forteleza small batch distillery

Cuervo tour

We ate this at a carnicernia

Glass studio in an art/home decor market neighborhood

From early June till now has been just spent unpacking and settling in, getting items fixed/repaired around the house, and hosting Guru and Kimmy for a weekend.


SF trip

Just got back from visiting SF for CNY.
Thursday: Dimsum at Koi, walked Stonestown for a sec, then went to North Beach and walked around a bit before eating at The House.

BBQ Pork Ribs, Miso Cod with spicy miso mussels, Grilled Seabass, Mango Tapioca

Afterwards we went to Toyose for some yogurt soju and wings and met up with Brad, Jer and Andrew.

Friday: Lunch at In n Out, protein style, then walked around Stanford Shopping Center, then had family dinner at Koi (hectic and packed); then just chilled at Jer's house.

Saturday: Brunch at Squat and Gobble in the Marina

Nor-Cal omelette, Strawberry and nutella crepe, Roasted Red Pepper soup

Walked the Marina, drove by Painted Ladies (Full House houses), quickly walked Japantown (Music stores are gone, new Daiso and other stores, not much else has changed), then went to Shanghai Dumpling Shop and Eggettes in Millbrae before getting on the plane home.

Despite the cheat meals, my weight stayed steady. I had hit my first milestone early a couple weeks prior. I started Keto Jan 2nd @ 157lbs and wanted to get under 150 by Feb 20th but I hit the goal at the end of Jan.