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Palmetto Isla Holbox, Soul Sisters, and a Lot of Sun

Palmetto Isla Holbox, Soul Sisters, and a Lot of Sun

About a month ago my good friend Mia, who I met five years ago at math camp at the University of Michigan, invited me to a relaxing beach getaway on Isla Holbox. How could I say no? After traveling by land, air, and sea we […]

Malasadas from Leonard’s Bakery, my birthday, and a perfectly timed conference

Malasadas from Leonard’s Bakery, my birthday, and a perfectly timed conference

As luck would have it, the Hawaii Sociological Associations’ meeting was the same weekend as my birthday. I took that as a sign that I should spend my birthday in Honolulu and quickly submitted an abstract of some of my ongoing work on Korean adoptee […]

Birthday parties, cake, and a long memory

Birthday parties, cake, and a long memory

Celebrating my second birthday surrounded by friends. I’m at the far right wearing the red dress and standing in my chair. I’m clearly fixated on that delicious birthday cake. The year I turned 5 we were living in Memphis having just moved the year before […]

Aviva Mediterranean, UberEats, and 48 Hours of Rest

Aviva Mediterranean, UberEats, and 48 Hours of Rest

What seems like a month ago but was really just a couple weeks ago, I slipped out of town to Atlanta for a quick 48 hour relaxation getaway. So you know what that meant… partaking in one of my favorite activities – eating in a […]

Memphis Coffee Shop Rounds

Memphis Coffee Shop Rounds

In my first few weeks back in Memphis, I’ve been scouting out local coffee shops. Thanks to recommendations from my Facebook friends, I’ve compiled a list of places, including: City & State, Cafe Keough, Otherlands, Bluff City Coffee, French Truck, Tamp & Tap, Muddy’s (Midtown […]

Union Market DC

Union Market DC

Last month a good friend of mine was in town from Korea, and since we’re both food lovers, I suggested we meet at Union Market. Union Market is a gourmet food hall located near the NoMa-Gallaudet metro station in Northeast DC. With over 40 local […]

Oven Fresh Bakery

Oven Fresh Bakery

Last week I travelled to Wisconsin to be with family as we celebrated the life of my Grandma. At 96 years old she had lived quite a life, one that included serving as a Corporal in the U.S. Army Women’s Army Corps (WAC) during World War […]

Baltimore Staycation: A Review

Baltimore Staycation: A Review

Since this is my last summer in the DMV, one way I’m taking advantage of everything in the area is by having a few staycations. This weekend it was Baltimore. DAY ONE On Friday nights the Baltimore Aquarium is half off beginning at 5pm, and […]

Greenbelt Farmers Market

Greenbelt Farmers Market

Yesterday was opening day for the Greenbelt Farmers Market, and I could not have been happier! I had been eagerly awaiting this day for the past few weeks and nothing was going to stop me from getting my fresh food fix! Not even a little […]

Jeni’s Ice Creams

Jeni’s Ice Creams

After brunch this Saturday at Local 16, my soul sister and global health expert, Mia Keeys, and I were walking back to the U Street metro, when we were enchanted by the neon sign for Jeni’s Ice Creams. Never ones to pass up the free […]