October 8, 2015

Zach (leaning over) and Sonia (across from him) grab dinner together with friends at Charlie's Cafe at Google Mountain View. This is the earliest picture we have of us together and a shot that captures the same way we met - at dinner through mutual friends after work!

December 16, 2015

One of the first parties where we crossed paths in. We don't remember why we embarrassingly decided to pose in this way - in real life, Sonia's not really that short!

March 16, 2016

Zach attends Game Developer Conference a block away from Sonia's SF apartment. We hang out and pose like dinosaurs.

June 19, 2016

Our first concert together at an outdoor festival in San Francisco.

July 16, 2016

Zach gets his first camera and Sonia is an eager subject!

July 21, 2016

Zach lets Sonia taste-test a scrumptious treat at a cooking party with friends. A delicious delight that continues to this day!

September 9, 2016

Zach visits Sonia in her San Francisco apartment, often challenging himself to do the 4-hour bike ride up from Mountain View.

September 9, 2016

Zach assembles a TV - the first of 7, he'll make with Sonia due to various roommate and furniture changes over the years.

December 5, 2016

Zach would surprise Sonia with samosas from her favorite local eatery.

February 8, 2017

We see Tove Lo in concert with friends. We listened to her album, Cool Girl, constantly in the summer of 2016.

September 17, 2017

Singing a duet at Karaoke for Sonia's birthday.

September 28, 2017

Zach's last day in his apartment on Victor Way, the first place he moved into when he moved to the Bay Area.

January 20, 2018

Living the California convertible life! Zach buys a Miata with money he makes selling crypto. Sonia calls the car Mimi.

February 14, 2018

Valentine's Day in Palo Alto's University Ave

September 10, 2018

Our first trip together. We visited the botanical gardens in Portland.

September 11, 2018

Fun in the Portland Science Museum. Our flight was cancelled giving us a bonus day to spend, where we carted our suitcases around town to make it to this final stop.

December 1, 2018

Another Google Holiday Party this time for Sonia at the SF MOMA

December 2, 2018

Building Zach a new gaming PC. Puzzling over a particularly tricky step.

December 7, 2018

Driving up the coast to Pebble Beach

February 16, 2019

A trip to Austin

February 18, 2019

Kayaking detour on our Austin travels

February 18, 2019

One of dozens of escape rooms that we successfully complete!

May 13, 2019

Our first international trip together! Soaring in the London Eye

May 18, 2019

Boba at the Tower of London

August 2, 2019

Zach buys his Porsche Cayman, which Sonia affectionately names Amy.

October 5, 2019

Our first wedding together. Stunning in the Bay Area vineyards.

October 24, 2019

Harry Potter-themed escape room in Bucharest. This trip we set a record by doing 5 different escape rooms during our visit.

December 8, 2019

Sonia's Google Holiday Party

December 14, 2019

Zach's Google Holiday Party

February 1, 2020

We move in together for the first time! One month before the pandemic hits the US.

February 14, 2020

We take a road trip on Valentine's Day 2020 to Universal Studios.

February 16, 2020

Strolling down Rodeo Drive, our last travel for a while due to covid.

March 26, 2020

First few days into quarantining, we beat a level in one of our favorite games, Slay the Spire.

June 19, 2020

Sonia surprises Zach with the video game Last of Us 2, on the day of its release.

October 11, 2020

Sonia visits Zach's childhood home in Lisle, IL for the first time.

November 14, 2020

We arrive in Arlington! We visit Sonia's parents after settling into our airbnb in the area for a couple months.

November 26, 2020

Thanksgiving at Sonia's parents' - Zach makes his family's Honey Walnut Shrimp recipe, which is a huge hit.

January 22, 2021

We took 2 UHaul trips to take all our boxes of belongings to the local Fedex.

January 22, 2021

We numbered and boxed up all our belongings in California ourselves due to moving in the (then-) height of the pandemic.

January 27, 2021

Flying from California to the DC area. Pre-vaccine days and being fully suited up.

January 28, 2021

Zach marvels at the new TV we bought for our place, which showed up the day after we moved. Yet another one of the many TVs we've assembled together over the years. Sonia grabs a shot of his enthusiasm.

June 12, 2021

We settle in to our new home with a stroll down the National Mall.

November 11, 2021

Excited to get boosted!

November 24, 2021

Thanksgiving in Zach's childhood home. We share a giant bottle of wine with Zach's family and Sonia's parents who come to visit.

December 18, 2021

We get coffee from a favorite local roaster, which also happens to share a name with Zach's stepsister.

January 16, 2022

Enjoying a rare snow. Zach captures this shot of Sonia watching the falling snowflakes.

March 13, 2022

Attending a wedding together - our first of many in 2022.

March 26, 2022

Zach visits India for the first time! The hotel we are staying in is set up for a local wedding and we pose with the decor.

March 27, 2022

Riding a rickshaw down the streets of Navi Mumbai!

March 28, 2022

Attending our first Indian wedding together

March 29, 2022

Strolling through the cricket fields of India

March 30, 2022

Eating dosas and drinking coffee and chai after visiting Siddhi Vinayak and Mahalaxmi temples.

May 13, 2022

We buy our first home in Pentagon City, Arlington. We "dress up" to sign the Closing Papers on a dare from our realtor.

May 13, 2022

The first day owning the house! We had been looking for a place for over a year till we found our home.

August 20, 2022

Dancing down the street of Old Town Alexandria

August 21, 2022

We celebrate our engagement with a photo shoot!

September 27, 2022

Zach gifts Sonia a cooking class for her birthday, where we make 3 different kinds of gnocchi.

October 7, 2022

Sonia takes Zach to the GCB, Brown's college bar.

October 8, 2022

Zach visits Brown, Sonia's alma mater and much-loved former home.

January 15, 2023

We walk to our neighborhood climbing gym a couple times a week. Sonia, who has been bouldering for years, got Zach so interested in rock climbing that he gets a membership after meeting a fun group of friends.