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Temple at Midnight

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Houston / Life

New Years Eve is always fun, because my brother and sister and I like to spend the night going on our traditional midnight temple run, sometimes visiting more than one to celebrate Tet. This year, we went to an old one downtown where we ran into a couple of familiar faces, and enjoyed the traditional dragon dances. I love seeing all the beautiful, bright red and gold lanterns illuminating the night sky. Fresh lucky bamboo […]

sweets for brunch

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Houston / weekends

Saturday Brunch with my two favorite girls. We stopped by to check out Common Bond and was glad to see that the food was as good as the hype, especially the bakery goods and coffee. Olivia is getting to that age where she is so much more curious about her surroundings, and with all the tall windows and clattering from the baristas’ counter, she just couldn’t help to stay in her chair for too long, […]

museum day

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art / Houston / Life

          The three of us, plus baby, spent the entire day at the MFAH last Thursday. It was my mom’s first time visiting the museum and I really wanted to check out the photography manipulation exhibit. The lighting in museums are always so ideal, especially in those vast gallery rooms with large skylights to let in all the beautiful natural light. My mom thoroughly enjoyed the museum, taking in all the beautiful religious paintings and […]

visiting the Grove

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Houston / Life

It’s rare to have both my mom and sister off at the same time and as we grow older, its even more difficult to spend quality time together. So, as my sister is on maternity leave and my mom on a working hiatus to help with the baby, the three of us, plus babe, took a trip out to Richmond to visit our friend’s new doughnut and deli  shop. The Grove is a quaint little […]

bee season

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Houston / in the backyard

Some images from the last days of my spring break. I was able to get lots of work done the earlier half of the week and spent the last few days outside enjoying the a m a z i n g  weather, visiting museums, grading papers outside in Brazil’s patio, and relaxing  in the backyard with Baby Girl. Can’t believe it’s spring already…