Discover The Best Of Vancouver – A One Week Travel Guide

By Laura Weatherbee | June 2, 2023

I recently spent a week in Vancouver with my mom and sister to celebrate Mother’s Day and we had the most wonderful time. To be honest, Vancouver has never been on my radar for must-see places, so I was pleasantly surprised to discover what an amazing city it is. In fact, I would consider it…

Revolutionary Healing: The Untold Story of Acupuncture in Black History

By Laura Weatherbee | April 13, 2023

When you think about the history of acupuncture, the Black Panther Party is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. But actually, this revolutionary group played a key role in bringing acupuncture to the West, particularly in the realm of drug detox and addiction treatment. Who Are The Black Panthers? The Black Panther…

Laura’s Guide To The Convoy Asian Cultural District

By Laura Weatherbee | March 19, 2023

The Convoy Asian Cultural District, also known as Convoy Street, is one of my favorite neighborhoods in San Diego. It recently received official recognition from the city of San Diego as a hub of Asian culture. While it may not look like much – picture a bunch of strip malls in an industrial part of…

Podcast Interview With Shot & Chaser – How Does Acupuncture Work?

By Laura Weatherbee | March 10, 2023

I was recently interviewed by Jon Devo of the Spot & Chaser podcast on Spotify, and had a great time sharing my knowledge of this ancient medicine. We talked about the origins of acupuncture, how it works, the risks and benefits of treatment, and why an acupuncture treatment is a little bit like a therapy…

Travel Guide: A Week In Shanghai

By Laura Weatherbee | November 17, 2022

This post was originally published on February 26, 2016 on www.lweatherbee.com. I recently spent an incredible week in Shanghai, and I wanted to tell you more about the trip. This past December, I travelled with my mom and sister to visit Shanghai, China.¬†Although my mom is from Hong Kong, and we have been to Hong…

Adventures in Gardening – Our First Season Of Planting

By Laura Weatherbee | October 25, 2022

Since we moved into our house two years ago, we’ve been dreaming of planting a garden and growing our own food. It’s been hard to find the time with life being so busy these days, but this past spring/summer we tried our first season of planting. And while we only harvested a little bit of…

From Boring To Beautiful – Check Out This Thrifted Dining Table DIY Makeover

By Laura Weatherbee | February 1, 2022

I bought this dining table four years ago from Loveseat Vintage, a used furniture store here in San Diego. I don’t know if the store is still around, but at the time it was my favorite place to shop for good quality, affordable vintage furniture. I purchased this lovely trestle dining table for only $174.…

The Incredible And Fascinating Story Of Nobel Prize Winner Youyou Tu

By Laura Weatherbee | December 7, 2021

The more I learn about Chinese herbal medicine, the more I am blown away by all the amazing things it can do. Many people dismiss herbal medicine as weaker and less effective than Western drugs, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. Chinese herbal medicine has been used effectively for thousands of years. It…

Let’s Make San Diego The Most Bike-Friendly City In The World

By Laura Weatherbee | December 1, 2021

San Diego’s Big Biking Problem Adam was recently quoted in a news piece on bike safety reported by NBC San Diego journalist Alexis Rivas. The story highlights the dangerous biking conditions in San Diego which have resulted in 14 cyclist deaths in the county this year. Among those killed include postal worker and beloved husband…

An Unexpected Change Of Plans – We Sold Gingerhawk

By Laura Weatherbee | October 22, 2021

Hey there. It’s been awhile since we updated you on Gingerhawk, the retreat property we’ve been building in Washington State. When we last left off in May, I shared that Adam and I were spending the summer in Washington to get Gingerhawk rental ready and running smoothly. We had a brand new logo, and we…