Jul 24 1986

Seattle 1986

My final stop after San Francisco: Seattle, July 24 to August 8.

Jul 22 1986

SF 1986

After NY, my 4th stop was Fan Francisco, July 22-4.


Jul 19 1986

Little Italy’s street fair

In lower Manhattan, New York, is popular, for locals as well for tourists.

Jul 17 1986

New York, 1986

My third stop (July 16-22), and my first time to New York! It’s love at first sight: as soon as I landed in JFK, the old, crumbling airport, I knew I wanted to live here.

Kam Kuo 金国 (Jinguo) Chinese grocery store in Chinatown; Woolworth on Main Street in Flushing

Lincoln Center; and South Ferry

Street vendors, Central Park carriage (horse) ride; Plaza Hotel, Trinity Church

July 20, Pier 17; and sandals that become popular again, a generation later with my kid.



Jul 17 1986

Circle Line, 1986

My first and Lucy’s 19th. It’s at Piers 81 and 83.

Jul 13 1986

LA, Long Beach

My second stop, July 13-6. 

Universal Studios Hollywood on Monday, July 14 … G building!



Queen Mary and Spruce Goose, Long Beach on July 15


Japanese Garden at CAL CSULB Long Beach or known as Earl Burns Miller, July 13


Jul 11 1986

Honolulu, Hawaii

My first stop in US: Waikiki beach in Honolulu. On our first day, July 11, we visited Sun Zhongshan memorial (Sun Yet-Sen). For some reason, I like this pic the best