Engagement Announcement

February 16, 2007|Posted in: Uncategorized

Watch for this in the upcoming Alameda Sun…


Alameda residents Patrick Tracey and Julia Park joyfully announce their engagement to be married. Valentine’s Day was the date for the proposal. Julia is the founding editor of the Alameda Sun, a writer, teacher and editor for other local publications. She is currently the co-editor for The East Bay Monthly magazine. Patrick is the director of human resources for Cord Blood Registry Inc. in San Bruno, and has been team manager of The Pack, an Alameda adult-league softball team, for 26 years. Between them they have five children: Mia, Simone, Savanna, Ana and Austin. They live at Alameda Point and look forward to a summer wedding.

The photo was taken at Asilomar, Monterey, when we went in September. It shows us at our favorite place — the beach. And it shows how happy Patrick is nowadays. I love this picture…

Note: I also love the new version of Blogger — it used to be impossible to load photos. Let’s see how well it works now.

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Julia Park Tracey is an award-winning journalist, author, and blogger. She is the author of "Veronika Layne Gets the Scoop" and "Veronika Layne Has a Nose for News" (rep'd by Booktrope). She is the Poet Laureate of Alameda, California. She's also the conservatrix of The Doris Diaries, the diaries of her great-aunt Doris Bailey Murphy. Her articles have appeared in Thrillist, Quill, Paste, San Francisco Chronicle, and in many magazines; her latest poetry appears in The East Bay Literary review.


  1. noreply@blogger.com'

    February 17, 2007

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    Um, picture?

  2. noreply@blogger.com'

    February 22, 2007

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    Huge Congrats to the two of you! I’m happy you’re happy. Mike

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