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12 Books for $12

September 26, 2010 by


It’s the best time of the year for San Franciscan book lovers– September means it’s time for the largest book sale on the West Coast! The 46th Annual Big Book Sale was held at Fort Mason this weekend by The Friends of the San Francisco Public Library. It’s a giant warehouse sale of books and […]

Opera at the Ball Park

September 25, 2010 by


After all these years of wanting to go to Opera at the Ball Park and not being able to go, I finally made it last night– along with 32,000 other people! Opera at the Ball Park has become a San Francisco tradition, drawing thousands of people from all over the Bay Area. It is an […]


September 19, 2010 by


I just got back from a weekend spiritual retreat with some of my good friends I’ve known since freshman year of college. Here are a few pictures from our weekend in Los Altos. My friend Sarah and I wandered into town and found some boba.

Afternoon Tea with the Ladies

August 28, 2010 by


I finally got a chance to meet up with my high school friends Sam, Karina, and Tiffany. We decided the best place for our reunion would be Lovejoy’s Tea Room in San Francisco. I’ve only been to Lovejoy’s once before, and was eager to go back. It’s a cute, quaintly decorated tea room in the […]


June 17, 2010 by


One of the things I had to try before leaving Oxford was punting. A punt is basically a flat-bottomed boat that you propel by sticking a long pole into the riverbed and pushing your boat forward. It’s a lot of fun, but it takes quite a bit of skill and practice to steer. “For either […]

Getting Trashed

June 11, 2010 by


And no, this post title has nothing to do with alcohol– at least not directly. Let me put it into context: All matriculated Oxford students take a series of exams at the end of their studies in order to receive their degrees. These rigorous exams are taken over several days, each day lasting a few […]

Tea Party

May 29, 2010 by


Yesterday wonderful Bess and her husband Johnny invited a few of us over to their house for afternoon tea in the garden. Their lovely home used to be an old dairy, so the front of their house has these gorgeous dark green barn doors. The path where horse-drawn milk carts used to run through is […]