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    Epic Big Bear Cabin Trip! Day 3!

    2011 - 01.12

    A sense of sadness prevailed on the morning of the third day. It had been an amazing vacation, and the thought of returning to our normal lives just seemed.. so… depressing.  Nevertheless, we got up bright and early and had a big breakfast, began to clean up and took some group photos.

    During the group photo, and even in the days past, Jesse brought up the notion that jumping photo is an Asian thing to do.  I have kind of a mixed feeling about it, but Shamin says she’s seen other nationalities do it.  Nonetheless, we did a quick photoshoot (with some jump shots) in the backyard with the whole group before splitting up. (more…)

    Epic Big Bear Cabin Trip! Day 2!

    2011 - 01.12

    Our second day began at 7:30 in the morning.  The plan was I’d take anyone who need to rent to go rent by 8, and we would start boarding by 8:30, but even the best laid plans of mice and men often goes awry, and ours was no different.

    Shamin and I got up and began making breakfast.  Scrambled eggs with cheese, onions, bell peppers, tomatoes and mushroom; waffles; coffee and a variety of juice; and for some, Casey’s epically portioned and epically tasty curry.  By the time everyone was up and done with breakfast, however, it was already close to 9.  Those of us who had to rent didn’t quite make it to the slopes until close to 10 or 10:30ish. (more…)

    Epic Big Bear Cabin Trip! Day 1!

    2011 - 01.11

    Even though we’ve known each other before, it was snowboarding that actually got Shamin and I to start talking.  Around this time last year, Shamin had gone up to Mountain High to snowboard with a few of her friends. I was there with my brother and a few of my friends. I had seen Shamin get off a lift, and was convinced it was her. The only problem is that I’m always convinced I know somebody when I don’t. So, this time, I decided I wasn’t going to make a fool of myself and didn’t say hi.  The next day, after seeing Shamin’s Facebook status on how sore she was from snowboarding, I commented, saying I saw her the day before.  About a week or two later, we hung out for the first time… night time snowboarding.  Since the end of last snow season, we’ve been talking about putting together a cabin trip with a bunch of our friends. This is the product of our months of planning. (more…)

    Shamin’s first post

    2011 - 01.11

    Finally! :D

    I apologize, my internet has been horrible lately so I haven’t had the chance to post.  I would post some pictures, but I know Mike is working on the Big Bear ones…so we can just wait to see those :) .

    Like he’s mentioned before, this site will be a compilation of our adventures (we hope to be taking many pictures to illustrate the adventures).  However, I do warn you that they will be VERY out of order.

    However, just so that I leave a mark on this site…this is currently one of my favorite pictures :

    Mike & his monkeys.

    Adorable huh? :) It will serve as a preview to our Disneyland shoot.  Those photos will be posted soon!  Thanks for the patience!

    - Shamin

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