Instagram sucks. [Image Description: A landscape photo of green marshy reeds in the foreground, the waters of Lake Itasca in the distance, and a row of fluffy cumulus clouds. The sky is blue and the light on the scene is a warm golden sunset.]
In which old Chinese traditions meet new ways of transferring gifts.
Why I thought uncool things were cool and how it relates an obscure 80s movie to this week’s Ted Lasso.
I had emergency surgery on my eye.
Yesterday was a tough day. I went for a neighborhood walk. Along the way, I met a valley carpenter bee. She was the biggest bee I have ever seen. NB: Photos taken with iPhone 12 PRO MAX and the Moment Macro lens in a Berkeley neighborhood.
Go to CookieBar Creamery and ask Nellie for the secret Li Hing Mui special. It’s date worthy.
It’s never easy to plan a funeral, especially during a pandemic. This past year, we’ve been to an online funeral and we organized one.
If googling brought you here, rest assured, you will find a way to do it right and celebrate the life of your loved one.
Framing the photo, the scene, the subject, the moment is what holds it in the part of my mind that remembers when so often, the world can be fleeting.
This country loves fried chicken sandwiches and with good reason. I reviewed sandwiches from three Berkeley restaurants. The verdict? They all provide yummy sandwiches worth eating.