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Skip to 2017


Russian River Valley Weekend, Brian and Kelly visit, Mardi Gras King Cake Party at home, Los Angeles vacation, Drupalcon Baltimore, Spain Trip, Dad passes, Orange County trip, Golden Gate Park with Danny, launched a new website for Corinna, Pink Saturday Party with The Villagers (aka Le Petit Rosé), Pride Sunday Brunch at Paul and Irene's, Guadalajara trip with Patrick, Danny, Drew, Phil; Honolulu trip for Dad's memorial service; Switched from iMac and MacBook Air to only MacBook Pro, Whitewater rafting: Middle Fork of the American River organized by Sneeper, Viewed the Solar Eclipse from UCSF Mission Bay with Eric and Grant, New Orleans Southern Decadence vacation, Healdsburg weekend with The Group With No Name, Castro Street Fair with Patrick, Anaheim and San Diego vacation including Gay Days Anaheim

Skip to 2016


Saw Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens with Patrick, made live a new website for Tina, lunch at Ram's Gate, Sonic gigabit fiber installation, Pacific Orchid Exposition, dinner at Bix with most of the Group with No Name, starting using Blue Apron, birdsitting at Shotwell House, vacation but did not travel, BAMPFA with Jef, Easter brunch with Popeye's at Shotwell House, Nate visits, Walt Disney Family Museum, Drupalcon New Orleans, new SF MOMA with John W, new Apple Store Union Square with Danny, Point Reyes and Tomales Bay vacation, China Trip, started using Green Chef, Vancouver BC Trip, Culture Club with GROVES at the Warfield, Marck and Tilman visit; Peter's pool party, New Orleans Southern Decadence, Emperor's Treasures at the Asian Art Museum, Folsom Street Fair, Bianca Del Rio and Sexitude, Sonoma wine tasting, Puerto Vallarta vacation, BADCamp 2016, Neil and Matthias visit: The Rama Epic at Asian Art Museum, Trump wins; Roísín Murphy at Mezzanine with Patrick; Nico Santos at the Punch Line; Thanksgiving feast at home with Patrick, Sam, and Mom Ryan

Skip to 2015


Cousins Reunion at Honma House; surgery recovery; return to work; John W and Patrick S visit; 63rd Annual Pacific Orchid Exposition with Paul M; Richard's Chinese New Year Dumpling Party; Dinner party at home with The Group with No Name and Markus and Markus' mom; Chris and Nate visit; Sonoma Weekend at Star West Ranch; Las Vegas Weekend; Matt S visits; Sunday's a Drag Brunch; Visited parents; Patrick joins me at the end of Drupalcon Los Angeles; Visited John W, Nico S, and Will H; Griffith Observatory; Natural History Museum; Page Museum and La Brea; Matt Alber at Swedish American Hall with special guest Armistead Maupin; Supreme Court rules that all gay and lesbian couples have the right to marry; Steven Brinberg's Simply Barbra at Feinstein's at the Nikko; My last ever visit to and purchase from IKEA; Housesitting at Shotwell House; quantum13 and T visit; Napa Valley limo wine tour; Donated my car; Trey Ratcliff Photowalk; Yosemite Weekend; Discovered Urban Putt; Thanksgiving feast at home with the Ryan Family; BK visits; caught a cold; built a new website for Tina using Grav; Christmas Eve dinner at Shotwell House; Christmas dim sum at Ton Kiang with Patrick, Sam, and Mom Ryan

Skip to 2014


New website for Recharge; Chris and Nate's wedding in Hawaii; Mendocino Weekend at Baleen; DrupalCon Austin; Scott and Andy's Kauai Wedding; Seattle and Vancouver B.C. trip; Quyen and Dave's bachelor party and wedding; Will returns from Taichung; launched Beauty by Danny; Patrick and Sam travel in Italy; Semi-Secret Birthday Funday at Royce's; Viansa member party; Tina visits and we dine at Chez Panisse with Jenny; hospital stay at Stanford; surgery recovery

Skip to 2013


Chris and Nate visit; Museum of Craft and Design Grand Opening with Will; Amber and Eric's Housewarming; Matt and Jaime visit; Will leaves for Taichung; Drupalcon Portland; Neil and Neesha visit; Tina visits; Vancouver vacation with Tina and Patrick; Grandmother's memorial service; Visited Mom and Dad; California Adventure and Disneyland with Dad; Okeanos at Aquarium of the Bay with Patrick; Family Kite Day Festival, America's Cup, and eating adventures with the Honmas and Nancy; Chicago and New York vacation; Paul's birthday party at Pisco Lounge; Happy Together 2.0: Jeff and Thom Get Married (for Real); bought a Panasonic Lumix G6; Calistoga Weekend at Villa Palma; House of Air with Sean; Tina visits: Exploratorium, Ferry Building Marketplace; Matt S visits; Comm team holiday lunch at The Pelican Inn in Sausalito

Skip to 2012


Visit Grandmother; The Big Gay Train; Hawaii vacation with Dad, Dex, and Lani and Rob's family; Anna and Brian's wedding in Portland including a visit with Scott E; five Pink Saturday parties; R and G Lounge dinner and proposal with JY and Adrian; Europe trip with Chris and Nate; San Jose getaway; Palace Hotel Garden Room Sunday Brunch; Pacific Grove weekend getaway; Halloween in Mexico Cruise

Skip to 2011


Will and I date; Patrick moves back in; Santa Cruz trips with Will then Tina; NYC trip canceled; Las Vegas with Patrick, Tina, and Matt; Vacation to Hawaii

Skip to 2010


Patrick and I break up; New Orleans vacation with Patrick; San Diego vacation; Utopia pool parties; Sundance in Guerneville; Met William H; Bought a Dahon Curve SL bicycle; Vacation to Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, and Japan

Skip to 2009


Valentine's Day John Cameron Mitchell and Shortbus with Patrick; we buy the iPhone 3GS; Tina's summer solstice visit; Jeff and Thom's wedding at The Cliff House; Patrick and I begin eating more ovo-lacto-pesce-vegetarian meals; Day with the Honmas: PPQ Dungeness Island, de Young Museum, Ghirardelli Square, Hyde Street Pier and Balclutha, Ghirardelli Ice Cream Shop

Skip to 2008


House of Prime Rib with Danny, Drew, Phil, Nate, and Chris; Patrick's special dinner; Sushi lunch at Remi's with Remi, Jesse, Chris, and Andy; Chris and Andy's birthday party; San Francisco Ballet with Patrick: Tribute to Jerome Robbins; long weekend to San Diego: visited Tina, the Caseys, the Careys, the Quintanas; A Conversation with Amy Richards and Dan Savage at Herbst Theatre with Patrick; Melissa's graduation; Memorial Weekend BBQ at Quyen, Dave, and Dong-yi's house; Bryan's BBQ and Cow-Monkey Birthday; Tina visits us for the solstice; Bastille Day Party; Vanessa and Robert's Wedding; An Event Apart San Francisco; Seattle Vacation; Obama Wins; Thanksgiving Feast at Miss Saigon; Dinner at Gaspare's to celebrate the visiting of the Mikes; apartment partial flooding incident; Christmas Eve at Danny, Drew, and Phil's; my parents and brother come to visit (Patrick meets my dad); New Year's Eve at Danny, Drew, and Phil's

Skip to 2007


Crawfish boil; champagne and black forest cupcakes with Brian and Kelly; Chinese New Year Parade; dinner at Florio with Bryan C and Patrick; Vivienne Westwood at the de Young; Danny's spa opens; Hawaiian vacation; Nate's graduation; Dinner at Gaspare's with Suzan; Lodestar Quarterly stops publishing; Dianne visits; psychobauble and Nate move from Hawaii to San Francisco; Tina visits; Tina and Daniel visit; Fourth of July with Jonathan and Adrian; Camping and whitewater rafting with Steve and Travis; Dinner at AsiaSF with Tony Q, Chris, and Nate; Barbara G visits; Day trip to Santa Cruz with Patrick; Patrick leaves for China for 6 months, going away dinner at Houston's; Exploratorium with Chris and Nate; Dinner at La Med with (Nate's dad) Brian, Nate, and Chris; 1st Annual Pacific Pinball Exposition at Marin County Civic Center Exhibit Hall; Day at Great America and Bryan's BBQ; Preston Vineyards wine tasting; Tour of Stanford University; Halloween Party at Shotwell Street; Patrick returns early from Handan, China; Dinner at Ruth's Chris Steak House; Bruce and Mike's yin and yang party; bought an iMac; French Christmas Party; New Year's Eve party at Shotwell Street

Skip to 2006


Patrick and I moved to a new home; Emery's Birthday (Sharks versus Ducks); Disneyland with Patrick; I start using Flickr; Hawaii vacation; Dinner at home with Patrick and Felice; Patrick works briefly for Books, Inc.; Up Your Alley with Phil, Drew, and Quyen; Jamie's Memorial; Folsom Street Fair with Stephen F and Will W; Camping at Pinnacles; Helped the Honmas move; Halloween Masquerade Cocktail Party at Danny, Phil, and Drew's; Jonathan and Adrian's birthday and housewarming party; Golden Dragon Acrobats with Patrick; Candlelight Christmas Concert with the Mission Dolores Basilica Choir with Patrick and Mom Ryan; Tina visits for 3 nights; Tina and Melissa join us for a visit with the Honmas; German Christmas Eve Party; New Year's Eve party at Phil, Drew, and Danny's

Skip to 2005


Mom Ryan Visits; Fletcher's birthday party and Chinese New Year at Johnson and Chika's; Adobe buys Macromedia for $3.4 billion; Patrick goes to New Orleans for Saints and Sinners; Block party and BBQ with the Honmas; Tina Visits in June; July 7 London terrorist bombings; The Goat, or Who Is Sylvia? with Patrick, Melissa, Karen, and Lana; Camping and whitewater rafting on the south fork of the American River in Lotus, California; Charo at the Herbst Theater; Lani gives birth to Kiana; Hurricane Katrina devastates New Orleans and the Gulf Coast; Mom Ryan moves to San Francisco; de Young Museum Opening; Beijing People's Art Theatre in The Teahouse by Lao She; Chris and Nate Visit San Francisco; Creole Thanksgiving; Hawaiian Vacation with Chris and Nate, New Year's Eve Dessert Party with Danny, Drew, and Phil

Skip to 2004


Mayor Gavin Newsom declares same-sex marriages valid in the city and county of San Francisco; Art Deco exhibit at the Legion of Honor; Patrick teaches in Zibo, China; A Night of 34 Cheeses; Angel Island Hike; Galen's Pre-Pink Saturday Party; Pink Saturday; San Francisco Gay Pride Parade and Festival; N'awlins Cookin' Party; Gay Asian Pacific Alliance Same-Sex Marriage Rally; Conservatory of Flowers and Melissa's Dahlia Glen Potluck and Picnic; frankfarm.org crashes; Halloween and Potluck and Steve L's Birthday Party; GAMX Halloween Party; Halloween Party at Tony Q's; The Inn at Parkside in Sacramento; Thanksgiving with the Honmas; Kinsey Sicks: Oy Vey in a Manger 2; Christmas Eve Dinner at 2223 Restaurant; Christmas Brunch with Galen and Patrick at Harbor Village; Kabuki Springs and Spa communal baths with Patrick; New Years Eve with Patrick at Samovar Tea House

Skip to 2003


Our first anti-war protest, Don and Jenna's Wedding at Ralston Hall in Belmont, Patrick goes to Arcata then Los Angeles, I go to ExtraFeeWorld with Travis and friends, Sandra Bernhard at Brava Theater, My birthday in San Diego with Patrick and Tina, Our first Masquerade Ball at Jamie's, New Year's Eve at Jamie's

Skip to 2002


We move out of 886 Capp St #A and into an in-law in Parkside; Lodestar Quarterly begins publishing; vacation with Patrick to Los Angeles, San Diego, and Laguna Beach; Patrick finishes his first novel, Second Island, and starts learning Mandarin; Lani and Rob welcome their second baby boy Matthew to the world; President Bush prepares for war against Iraq

Skip to 2001


Patrick graduates from SFSU and within 6 months he signs a contract with Curtis Brown, Ltd., Patrick works briefly for wcities.com, I start working at UCSF, We move out of 302 Junipero Serra Blvd and in to 886 Capp St #A, World Trade Center is destroyed

Skip to 2000


I quit my job at Adobe, Patrick and I travel in Europe for a month 3 months after our first in-person meeting then travel more in California and Washington, I move from Seattle to San Francisco, We set up house in 302 Junipero Serra Blvd