Potato Chip Rock

Potato Chip Rock. A steep two-mile climb to an impressive overlook. Parking on 67 near the fire station, my friend and I gathered our things and set out. We walked alongside other hikers, excited to see the famed Potato Chip Rock. Nearing the entrance, we paused to take a couple of photos then started up. The trail was wide and […]

First Chinese New Year’s Celebration

My first Chinese New Year’s celebration was a night to remember. Seated at the table, we passed around plates of traditional meals learning the history of each dish. The food was complemented with red wine from a local winery followed up with an assortment of fruits for dessert. Lastly, I learned of the good luck tradition where one dumpling has […]

Suburban Life

Recently I had the chance to experience suburban life. It didn’t take long for the welcoming neighbors, beautiful two-story homes, and manicured landscaping to win me over. The sounds of a crowded city were replaced with neighbors enjoying the afternoon at the local park. My favorite aspect is the sense of community. The simple act of stopping to say hello […]