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Five years later

MONTEREY BAY – Ten years ago, I visited Mark in Monterey Bay during his business trip. He was attending a conference at the Monterey Bay Conference Center.

This weekend, we’re celebrating our 5th wedding anniversary in Monterey Bay. This time, I’m writing lecture materials for my Russia trip inside the bar next to the conference center.

Both times, we managed to mix business and pleasure. I know I’m lucky to have a husband who understands my need to work on this special weekend. I know the importance of taking a break and enjoying the beautiful weather, wine and food in Monterey and beyond.

Celebrating our 5th Wedding Anniversary
Ten years later, Mark is still surprising me. He set up a lovely anniversary dinner at Peppoli. It’s a classy Italian restaurant off 17 Mile Drive. We ended the evening with a decadent flourless chocolate cake and espresso gelato.

Terrified Pickles

Susan and Tom tie the knot today!

Susan is one of my oldest friends. It’s been a pleasure to watch their relationship grow over the last 9 years.

Taste It!
They held their wedding rehearsal dinner at Hana Zen. The dinner party had a lovely, diverse mix of family and friends. The sushi melted in my mouth. The lobster was so fresh – it couldn’t stop moving its claws.

The last few weekends have been packed with wedding prep stuff: shopping for groomsmen, mint chutney shots at the wedding venue, bachelor party in Vegas, girls’ night out in the Mission and more.

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