Sometimes, you just need a mini-cation from the hustles and bustles of life. That's exactly what my sisters and I did this past weekend! We explored our beloved Bay Area and made the most out of our two-day Sabbath. Here's what we did!
We began our day with breakfast at Crepevine in Berkeley.
What I love most about our trip was the spontaneity of it. We were heading towards Muir Woods after breakfast, but it turns out that approximately ten million other people also thought it was a fun idea to go to Muir Woods, so we headed straight towards Stinson Beach. These photos were taken off the side of the road on the way to the beach!
I love my sisters so much. They are such valuable gifts from God!
Here's the quaint little beach town :).
Fresh sunflowers as decor? Too perfect.
There was even a lovely little bookstore in town!
I'll be honest-- I wasn't reading.
Chris was our designated photographer for the day!
The bookstore had this sweet little section in the back with unique hand cloths, Japanese pottery, and other gorgeous curated stuff.
Next, we headed to Golden Gate Park to find the famous Strawberry Swing. It was my first time exploring the park!
"He comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others. When they are troubled, we will be able to give them the same comfort God has given us." -2 Corinthians 1:4
I found this luscious, green crevice inside the park.
...and then I heard something scurrying in the bushes. Second picture: Oh heck no!
What a gorgeous view! No wonder why this park is famous.
Onto Hayes Valley! Also my first time there. I thought, where have I been for the entire time I was in Berkeley?!
Oh, yes. Studying...
Hahaha. Well, it's never too late to explore this part of the Bay!
Today is Andrea's birthday. She was probably the most driven teenager I've ever met when it comes to helping the lost encounter God (I say was because she's now 20!). Her heart for the weary is so admirable. Love you, Dre! Keep up the great work!
The night wouldn't be finished without sushi! We went to Live Sushi Bar for dinner. It was very rewarding indeed.
The most massive uni cluster in the world. It literally melted in my mouth like cotton candy. Seriously, I never had better quality uni for this amazing price. YUM.
For the second day, we all just veged out-- so no pictures were taken :). I hope you enjoyed my little trip to San Fran! Today is also the day we determine the course of our nation (at least for the next 4 years). May it all be in God's hands.
Have a beautiful week ahead!