Category Archives: COUPLE

To Those You Love…

… show them: Show them your appreciation. Show them your adoration. Show them your patience. Show them your loyalty. Show them your curiosity. Show them your passion. Show them your true self. Be it your boyfriend, girlfriend, spouse, child, grandchild, … Continue reading

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Good Pairing: Mercado+LACMA

Good pairing: date night option in LA! Continue reading

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EATS: Weeknight Ginger Lemon Sea Bass

Sea bass has a buttery, flaky and firm texture.  Combined with its mild flavor, sea bass fillet lends itself to a nice marinate.  Monkey King and I have a weekly “date night dinner” at home where we eat at a … Continue reading

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5 Tips on Wedding Planning

From my recent memoir on our wedding preparation 10 years ago, where I planned my wedding in 3 weeks and fell asleep while the priest was talking, many people asked me, “How did you do it?  How can you possibly plan … Continue reading

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Yosemite

The Mandarin translation of Yosemit: 優勝美地, literally means superior winning beautiful land.  And what an appropriate name for this gorgeous national treasure! The Monkey Clan spent a few days here to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary. Basking in the glory of … Continue reading

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Bagua Bride: How I Ended Up Planning My Wedding in Three Weeks and Fell Asleep While the Priest Was Talking

Prologue April 2005 We have been dating for five months now. Despite working as a medical intern at a busy hospital in New York and training for an upcoming marathon during my spare time, MK and I managed to talk … Continue reading

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Eats: Santa Monica Yacht Club (SMYC)

Andrew Kirschner has done it again!  Monkey King and I were on our date night and stopped by Tar and Roses, which was usually a grand slam.  However, I felt like oyster with a glass of sauvignon blanc at that … Continue reading

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Wetsuits in a Parking Lot

Wetsuits lined up drying on the side of a van, a good time had.  All that is left to do is bonfire on the beach, BBQ, salty kisses, breezy summer afternoons and starry warm nights.

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Techno Party, With Kids

What a fun event!  The brain child of three DJ friends: Rob Garza of Thievery Corporation, Philipp Jung of M.A.N.D.Y. and Get Physical Music, and John Wander of Roam Music, U.R. Art is a fun day time dance party where our … Continue reading

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Lessons from Monkey King

Monkey King has been trying to teach our little Baby Monkey various life lessons since she was born. When she was a day-old newborn, MK was enlisted as part of our nursing team.  His job was to tickle her feet when she fell … Continue reading

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