Lady of La Plata

I feel like I’ve been traveling non-stop lately. Last weekend I flew to the east coast for three days with my boyfriend. Our first stop was rural southern Maryland to visit his hometown of La Plata.

While he describes the town in rather bleak terms, I thought it was beautiful. There was a lot of open space and trees, creeks, and hillsides. One of the highlights was going to the bay one evening to eat our fill of crabs at Captn John’s Crab House. Maryland blue crabs are smaller than our west coast dungeness crabs, but they have great flavor and taste amazing with Old Bay seasoning and vinegar.


Lady Who Lunches

My boyfriend works for Google, and today I met him there for lunch. He took me to Pintxo–one of their eight hundred cafeterias–for tapas. The food was amazing. I had:


Lady in La Jolla

To uphold my role as a lady of leisure, I went to La Jolla last weekend to visit my brother. I hadn’t been down there in a year, which was a little scary since the year went by so quickly.


Lady of the Valley

One of the great things about not working is that I get to do things that I was always “too busy” or “too tired” to do when I was putting in crazy hours at the hedge fund in San Francisco. For example, tonight I had dinner at my mom’s house in Silicon Valley with three of my cousins that I rarely see.