a little somethin somethin

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Bombay Bicycle Club @ Webster Hall – check them out here.

Brooklyn Botanical Gardens – summer school field trip, the kids’ favorite part, the koi.

New computer!!  The weight difference between this Macbook Air and my old Macbook is amazeballs.  My shoulder can stop aching now, and my mom can replace her 9 year old dinosaur with a 2.5 year old dinosaur. (also, yesterday was my birthday.  yay for aging)

New clutch/carry all from Target.  I like the print, the color, but feel the price is a little high for the quality of the fabric.  I love the design of this, but not crazy about the color.  Should I get it for the fall and risk looking like a Coachella fail?Running poop on 5th ave.

American Museum of Natural History – not as great at the California Academy of Sciences, but pretty awesome in it’s own right.

Bambi is home!  I’m so happy to have my baby with me again.  She’s adjusting to apartment living, the heat and the new space.

Naruto Ramen on 5th Ave – my new neighborhood noodle place.

Kind of gross but kind of awesome lamp sighted at the Brooklyn Flea.

ramen love

Coming to Los Angeles means two things: hanging out with family and eating noodles.

LA to me = San Gabriel, Alhambra, Rosemead, Monterey Park.  LA, the asian part.  I’m ok with that though because this part of LA has the best noodles ever, all kinds.  The best Pho, the best fun and mein ever, the best ramen ever.  I would happily eat only noodles while I’m here in asian LA.

For lunch today we went to a ramen place in Rosemead called Shin Sen Gumi.  So yummy, even yummier than Katana-ya in SF which is my favorite in the city.

Gyoza, char siu tacos and spam misubi.  Om nom nom.

our ramen: Kris’s (sister’s) with roe and egg, Eddie’s (my cousin) with extra char siu and mine with extra char siu and spicy miso.  Holy crap it was yum.

I swear this is the first time ever I’ve been able to eat noodles without geting splashes all over my top. Kris and Eddie helped me snap photos.  Kris was sure to remind me to give her photo credit, so here it is.  Photo credit to my sister, Kris.  and Eddie.

The ultimate LA background…the parking lot of a strip mall.  

There’s my new bag!!!  I was super excited to find this at Nordie’s Rack last week.  It’s the perfect size, color and it has a cross-body strap.  Not to mention it was a steal.

sunglasses and glasses: bonlook – coat: gap (hella old) – top and jeans: f21 – belt: gap (hella old) – flats: frye – bag: pour la victoire

Family photo time.  My mom, sister, Popo and me.  Popo doesn’t remember who I am anymore. Popo needs round the clock care now and she talks to herself a lot.  But she still mentions how tall I am every time she sees me.  “Wah.  hou gouw ahhh.”  some things never change.