Summer of 2015 in a nutshell

October 27, 2015 @ 4:51 am


Summer vacation has been over for me for at least 2 months, but after all of the sleep deprivation, stress, and tiredness so far, summer actually felt like a year ago, haha. I enjoyed my summer thoroughly. Besides working 25-30 hours a week with the best coworkers and doctors I could ever ask for, I had so much fun doing other stuff!
  • Random dates with Mart at: Bruxie, Urban Seoul, Ra Sushi for my half birthday, and Maru Sushi
  • All-you-can-eat sushi with some of my classmates to celebrate the end of many continuous weeks of exams
  • A lovely get-together with Thuy, Lindy, and James starting off with a BBQ at James' house, going to the strawberry festival, and Long Beach for some awesome food at Beachwood BBQ & Brewing
  • Cleaned out my room & bought a microfiber couch
  • Afters Ice Cream with Ricky and Mart
  • Dyed my hair blonde & brown ombre
  • Visited Dr. Cho's office and got to catch up with Jessica
  • Julie's Bday dinner at Burntzilla and Afters Ice Cream with Julie, Henry, Danny, Ricky, and Mart
  • OC Night Market with Ricky, Danny, Julie, and Mart
  • Dinner at Tang 190 and dollar theater movie with Madonna
  • Fancy dinner at Anepalco's Cafe with Phoenix, Krista, Jasmine, Thien Anh, Quan, and Mart
  • Beach day and Seaside Bakery at Newport Beach
  • LA Trip (Little Tokyo, American Apparel warehouse)
  • Clubbing at Sutra and Denny's afterwards with Robyn and Mart
  • Cooking Date with Julie, Ricky, Robyn, Henry, and Mart
  • San Francisco trip with Kelvin, Tuong, Toan, Mickey, Eleanor, and Mart
  • Hike at Quail Hill
  • July 4th with Lucille's for dinner and fireworks at the park
  • Sushi date with Mom
  • Dollar Theater date
  • Clubbing at Yost Theater
  • Samurai Burrito with Madonna
  • DonerG free media tasting event
  • Las Vegas trip with Robyn, Ricky, Julie, and Mart
  • Ret & refraction practice and Lunch with coworkers Jasmine, Darlene, and Tina at Yushoken
  • Beach day at Crystal Cove and Ruby's 93rd anniversary (burger and fries for $1.93)
  • Swap Meet
  • Dinner with brother and cousins (Thai food)
  • Afters Ice Cream with Madonna
  • National Cheesecake Day
  • Hangout with Kelvin, Tuong, Toan, and Mart at Fusion Bites, Roasting Water, and Yost Theater
  • All-you-can-eat sushi at Monster Sushi with coworkers Kelly, Darlene, and Debbie
  • Hiking with Mom at Crystal Cove State Park and lunch at La Petite Sourie
  • Trip to New York with Mart for 1 week
  • Bonfire with Ricky, Julie, Henry, and Mart

It was a great 3 months. One of the best (if not the absolute best) summers I've ever had. Just finished my skills final proficiency. Just six written finals left to go until the fall quarter is over and we begin winter quarter of my 2nd year in optometry school.


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