Author Archives: apartment304blog

On work, May, and being young

Happy May. Work has been hectic and has left us with little time to do other things. It’s about priorities, and I need to start learning how to prioritize. A recap and some fun things I’m consuming: A new favorite … Continue reading

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On favorite things and a San Francisco spring

Where did this month go? I spent it dealing with allergies. As wonderful as Spring is, it’s almost a guaranteed miserable April for me with all the pollen. In San Francisco, we’ll soon transition into a cold and foggy Summer, … Continue reading

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On Architectural Abstractions in Infrastructure: Saarinen, Weese, and Beyond

1.Escalator from King Street M //  2. Vaulted M ceiling in the Brutalist style // 3. IAD main terminal section // 4. IAD terminal profile // 5. IAD Truss and Cable // 6. SFO Terminal 2

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On Washington D.C. (part two)- the touristy stuff

Being a tourist in a place where you once lived is always a ton of fun. We got to do all the things we missed out on when we lived in D.C. (museums, zoos, historical landmarks). So about the zoo- … Continue reading

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On Washington, D.C.

It’s always nostalgic to return to a former home when you’re at a different stage in your life. When we lived in D.C. many years ago we were broke, inexperienced, impatient,  fearless, and wide-eyed. Many of the opportunities and learning … Continue reading

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On Fridays, sick days, and rain

It’s been raining and hailing in San Francisco. Have you seen this incredible picture of the Bay Bridge? It rarely rains this hard in the Bay, but when it does it gives me every excuse to stay in on the … Continue reading

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On expensive goods and investments

Some lovely things I’ve been lusting after though there are more pragmatic things to save up for like world travels, a new couch to spend lazy Sundays on, more books to feed my Kindle, a good Kiva or Kickstarter investment, … Continue reading

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On go-to dishes and simple cooking: Lemon Herb Chicken with Kale and Pappardelle

One of my easy yet signature dishes is a roasted lemon herb chicken with kale, caramelized onions, and lemon pappardelle pasta. If I’m feeling extra ambitious, I might throw in a few sautéed mushrooms for extra flavor. The first time I … Continue reading

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On home,D.C., and iPhone photos

We’re finally back and working on uploading photos. I only have a few from my iPhone uploaded to share right now. Love how great some of these came out even though they’re from a cell phone camera. Can you guess … Continue reading

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On trips and breaks

We’ll be on hiatus next week as we head over to our former home, Washington, D.C. Expect lots of photos to come. In the meantime, check out some thing I’m reading, consuming, and pining after: Great article on doing what … Continue reading

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