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Alissa’s fifth birthday party

We celebrated Alissa’s fifth birthday today with friends and family at Sweet Connections in San Bruno. Bonnie discovered it while walking past on the way to Alissa’s swimming lessons at La Petite Baleen. It’s basically an ice cream parlor with … Continue reading

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Happy Wangsgiving

We hosted a small gathering of folks for Thanksgiving this year. Bonnie made a “fruit turkey”, a cranberry mold, salad, and layered jello. I made garlic mashed potatoes (Alton Brown recipe), wild rice stuffing (made up based on what I … Continue reading

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Halloween party at Tommy and Phyllis’

We went to Tommy and Phyllis’ beautiful new house for a Halloween party. They had great decorations, food, and provided a safe and enthusiastic neighborhood full of houses to go trick or treating. Here’s a picture with the grandparents before … Continue reading

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New beds and a new farmer’s market

Alissa has been sleeping in her big girl bed the last few days. She actually made the transition with no fuss at all. As a matter of fact, she was quite excited to sleep in it. Funny thing was that … Continue reading

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Amanda’s turn at solids

While Alissa eats a piece of pizza. And daddy got a little bit of project work done: It’s the front panel to a DAC (digital to analog converter.)

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From rags to riches

Rags… (shingled half of the shed Sunday… hopefully finish the whole thing this weekend.) … to riches We visited Jef, Xiao Yi, and Gavin this weekend at their beautiful new place in Burlingame. Xiao Yi made a fantastic dinner as … Continue reading

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Amanda and Ashley’s Red Egg and Ginger Party

Two years ago, we hosted a couple hundred people at the Moonstar in San Francisco for Alissa’s red egg and ginger party. This time around, we ended up with mostly the same crowd at the Daly City Moonstar since the … Continue reading

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Family dinner for Bonnie’s birthday

We had a bunch of Bonnie’s family over to help celebrate Bonnie’s birthday today. I can’t believe how big the family has grown. Between myself, Tony, and Calvin marrying in and then Abigail, Alissa, Megan, Amanda, and Ashley (and Yau … Continue reading

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Dumplings, two ways

It seems that chefs are always doing some sort of food multiple ways. We were watching top chef the other day and one of them did eggs, three ways or something like that. The Iron Chefs seem to use that … Continue reading

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Alissa’s second birthday party

We just had a small group over for Alissa’s birthday party this year. Bonnie made a request for chicken cacciatore and a Panormous Pizza Hut Pizza. So I got up early and threw all the cacciatore stuff in the slow … Continue reading

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