Clubbing + Concert at Ruby Skye

Ruby Skye, named one of the top clubs in San Francisco, is known for its fist-pumping music, but occasionally, they will feature up and coming artists. M surprised me with tickets to one of their special events featuring hip hop artist Ryan Leslie. I love dancing, but M isn’t a big fan of clubbing. So, it … Continue reading


Interview with Founder of Garrett Gruener reveals what creative things he has done for his employees

As the founder of Ask Jeeves (now, Garrett Gruener is also co-founder of Alta Partners, a life sciences venture capital firm, and CEO and Executive Chairman of Nanomix, a nanotech company. With this much on his plate, Garrett shares with us that he still has a very flexible schedule and spends a lot of … Continue reading

Midnight Road Trip, Part 2

Midnight Road Trip, Part 2

J works long hours, and usually that means working late on Fridays too. One Friday night, we were supposed to go to dinner and have a date night, but he ended up having to work. He got off work around 10 PM, and afterwards, he surprised me by taking me to Twin Peaks in San Francisco.

Cost: free!

Time: moderate-long, depending on travel time

Things you will need:

1. car, if you are going far.

Spontaneous road trips are always fun and romantic. It was windy up on the peak, so it made us cuddle up next to each other for warmth. When it got too cold, we moved into our car, which had an equally fabulous view, without the cold weather. Being in the car talking and taking in the view really brought us back to the innocent days of high school! What I loved most about this was that we were able to talk for hours and enjoy each other’s company on a Friday night.

Napa Valley Trip

For Labor Day weekend, Z had wanted to go on a road trip with me.  However, our plans were defeated because neither of us have a car.  Instead, we opted to do a day trip to Napa Valley!  There are tours of Napa that leave daily from San Francisco and we booked through Wine Country … Continue reading