Real Life

The Years

When you were growing up, did you ever have a “scary” age? That self-assigned year, marked by some distant birthday in the future, at which time you would have your…


It’s the dawn of a new year, so it seems fitting to start it off with a very real truth: I had a hell of a time writing a post…

Life Lately

A few little updates from around these parts Over Labor Day weekend, we headed four hours south to the town of Avila Beach. Even after living in California for more…

Three Short Things

Hold the Elevator The “door-close” button has been out in one of the elevators in our building, and I’m fairly certain my fellow residents now dread the gamble they make…


Current San Franciscan, by way of New York, L.A., Austin, and Geoje. Raised in Texas, but always thinks of California as home. Korean adoptee. A self-taught designer, with a background in marketing, and the culinary arts (of all things!). Prefers tea to coffee; morning to night; autumn to any other season. Lover of antiques, gardening, and reading the same books over and over. Total typography nerd. Fascinated by the details. Known to be delighted by great layout design. Will never say no to a glass of Champagne.

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