zuhair is taking me out to la tomorrow. we’re going to see mastodon! zuhair is so excited…it’s really cute. to celebrate i made zuhair a mastodon pumpkin pie. zuhair, maeby, and i took a mini rode trip on route 66 and we ended up at this magical place: wigwam best breakfast made by zuhair: mastodon pumpkin pie for my love: i’m so in love with my bicycle. zuhair,...
i slept the whole way home.
we met up with amir last night and went to a show. afterwords we went to taqueria tapatia where we enjoyed tortas and tacos and where i thought i saw amir shapeshift into a homeless man…weird. torta con queso: birria taco, el pastor taco, & carne asada taco:
today has been the best. not only did my class get out early, i got a 6.5 mile run in, i received an awesome package from tommy and rose, and we had a surprise visitor! surprise visits from friends are the best. amy called me this afternoon and said she wanted to come over and make us cappuccinos! amy just came home from a month long trip in germany (i missed her) and wanted to bring us goodies...
early birthday prizes.
my birthday came early this year! zuhair surprised me with an early birthday present… a first edition IQ84! he knows me so well <3. i love murakami. i love zuhair. hooray for upcoming birthdays! i can’t believe halloween is almost here! i love my costume from last year.
i’m so excited to be through with my first set of exams. my boyfriend and i had the best impromptu dance party on saturday. if that wasn’t great enough, the next day we went to a lobster buffet that had an ice cream bar! my beautiful grape:
it sure is nice outside.
friday picnic with zu and maeby chan. best way to unwind after an exam. banh mi, fresh raspberries, chocolate, and wine…yum.
ich liebe freitag.
i live for fridays. i look forward to them all week. it’s the one day I allow myself to decompress from the hectic school week. zuhair and i always plan dates and have fun mini-adventures… this weekend we spent some time out in la and claremont. so much food. so much deliciousness. zuhair’s brother just got back from vacation in turkey. he brought us back some coffee: ...
on friday zuhair and i went to visit mama lou at hope to home for cats. she gained so much weight! mama lou is still cute as ever… unfortunately she still has not been adopted :( i miss her a ton. we spent the remainder of the day out in pasadena shopping, drinking coffee, and snacking on macarons. late that night i watched the matrix for the first time. i love the look on peoples faces...
it’s the best thing in the world to know that someone loves you equally as hard as you love them. I feel like I have the most caring partner in the world. i’m grateful for everyday with him. i’d say this picture is pretty accurate:
it’s raining like crazy. my new favorite print…a gift from zuhair: tree of life print created by by Gary, Aaron & Khairul of Degree: us: one of the best things about school is seeing what everybody brings for lunch. i love it when everyone gets creative…i also love it when people bring enough to share.
i'm dreaming of juice.
I have been craving watermelon juice like crazy lately. i was finally able to enjoy some this weekend at native foods. everyone agreed that the nachos were the best thing that we ordered *super delicious* the portions at this place are huge…beware. watermelon fresca & french lavender steeped with lemons: sesame kale macro bowl: nuevo native nachos: cheesecake with wild...
i'm in a gang of one.
school buds: my favorite honey green milk tea w/ mini boba *recommendation courtesy of tholia: