Sunday, September 29, 2013

bring your parents to work day

guess who's in town?
 these cute parents of mine. nothing is better than when they visit!
notice my mom wearing chase's noogler hat, my dad wearing a giants hat, AND they have their 
welcome gift of a famous san francisco its-it ice cream cookie sandwich...already off to the best start! 

we've done a lot this weekend, but we'll start with the day they arrived.
it felt like bring-your-parents-to-work day, because they visited both of us at our jobs:
me in my teach for america classroom, and chase at google. 
it made our work days waaaay better to have them visiting!
my dad was the guest speaker in my classroom, they LOVED him just like all kids do. 
he is the best speaker i know, so they were being so quiet and listening perfectly...
i wish he would come teach my class more often! 
mom and dad + a few of my students! it made me so happy to have my 
parents meeting the cute students i work with every day.
then, it was on to google headquarters to meet chase at his office 
for lunch, some g-bike riding, and a tour of the entire campus.
lunch + froyo...and no place to pay!
checking out the grand canyon on google earth
it was such a perfect day, so we took the bikes out on the shoreline 
and rode around the SF bay trail right by the ocean. pure happiness!
then my mom immediately downloaded google chrome 
to replace her internet browser, haha
we took a little break at the google golf stop
then a quick stop at the google bowling alley...
and of course some ping pong. i think by this point my mom and dad were ready to 
turn in their applications to google and move out here with us!
we loved showing them where we work. 
we are so lucky to have such meaningful jobs 
even if chase's does have a few more perks than mine :)


  1. Dammit I wish I worked at Google! Our offices aren't nearly that nice!

  2. I've heard Google is great to work for but this inside peek just proved it, Love the all the colors on those bikes.

    1. i know! we had heard great things, but it was even better than expected when chase started working there!

  3. I think I wanna turn in mine and work for Google! Any paralegal jobs?

    1. i know!! i'll have chase check! :)

  4. I want to work for Google so badly now! I would never be bored of my job in an environment like that!

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  5. so much fun! i'm hoping that my mom can come visit us soon!
    and you guys both have such awesome jobs, jealous!

  6. Yay for parents visiting! :) Enjoy it!

  7. Oh my goodness! Now I want to work for Google too!! Looks like you had a great weekend with your family!

  8. Yes, Google looks amazing. But so do your parents!

  9. Wow, this looks like so much fun! I have always wanted to visit Google headquarters. :) What a great day!

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