california dreaming

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The last time I was in LA, it was winter of 2011 with my family for Christmas break. I seriously can’t believe it took six years to come back and visit. I missed the dry air, perfect sunny rays, the salty ocean air on the Santa Monica boardwalk and just the lifestyle there. 

My brother and sister-in-law recently moved here this past summer, so we were able to find some time to visit them. And fortunately, it lined up with some of my other sibling’s work schedules and it became a family weekend trip. As we’ve grown older, we have all separated into different cities and honestly, it’s tough really budgeting time to pull off something like this. So truly, I tried my best absorb every moment of this trip. I’m crossing my fingers that we get more weekends like this! ** 

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Daikokuya – Little Tokyo

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I loved biking down Santa Monica’s boardwalk. Every area along the way had its own hobby habitat – skateboarding, rollerblading, outdoor gymnasium and etc. It was awesome to see people practicing and doing what they enjoyed. No wonder everyone is in shape over here! 

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The Tsujita – dipping ramen; so goooood

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sullivan blue

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I admire these two for making the big move out to the west coast. It takes a lot of courage to step out of your comfort zone and steer the wheel toward your dreams!  This trip was only the first of the many more to come. We’ll see you in December! 

Always,

Emily

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