Saturday, June 27, 2009

Positives Thur June 18-Fri June 26, 2009

*Ate dinner at Com Tam Thanh Vietnamese restaurant with Appu, LastExlir, and Tsubasa. Great value and tasty food! We went shopping afterwards.

*Hiked at Castle Rock State Park in Santa Cruz Mountains. Total hiking 6 miles from the parking lot to Castle Rock Trail Camp camping grounds round trip.

*Spent Father's Day watching UP! Feeling down? Then get up . . . get up and go see UP! Watch the movie UP!

*Finished my Spring '09 classes at De Anza. Found my max bench press is 200lbs. Not too shabby for a geek ^^ I go back to my gym to keep in shape =)

*Finished reading "The Invention of Hugo Cabret" by Brian Selznick. Excellent book! I predict a movie based on the book. You can make up your own story when you look at a photo.

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Thursday, June 18, 2009

Positives Thur June 11-Wed June 17, 2009

*Realized yogurt is a healthy food to cheer me up, to wake me up, and to energize. Strawberry and lime flavors are awesome!

*Spent a day with a high school and college friend. We ate lunch at my cousin's restaurant Happy Sashimi (2718 Pinole Valley Road, Pinole). Then we played pool and watched Star Trek.

*Purchased "The Invention of Hugo Cabret" by Brian Selznick.

*Purchased Frank Sinatra double CD "My Way" and "Live At The Meadowlands."

*Tried 5 Gum Cobalt made by Wrigley. Best gum!

*Shopped at Big Lots for the first time. Man, there are some really good deals $-)

*Learned some intermediate Waltz moves in dance class.

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Thursday, June 11, 2009

Positives Thur June 4-Wed June 10, 2009

*Began sewing baby pants for my nephew. The sewing is practice for two more anime costumes.

*Attended free salsa lesson in Japantown Downtown San Jose. It's interesting and I attend more lessons to see if it's worth going there regularly.

*Played card game "Lifeboat" for the first time.

*Hung out with Appu and gmontem. We watched IP Man and Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. We played Settlers of Catan watching Wheel of Fortune and then Star Trek.

*For the first time: drank chocolate milk and ate Toblerone.

*Somewhat positive. My braces were supposed to be removed on Tue June 9. My ortho delayed the removal at least two months. Want to get it correctly the first time ^__^

*Played Team Fortress 2 (TF2). The last time I played was the first week of March. It was a good time to distract myself.

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Sunday, June 7, 2009

Take Five

* When my braces are removed, I celebrate eating curry and eating a Milky Way candy bar.

* I play craps only when I gamble in a casino. If the casino is in California, then I play $1 slots.

* I missed one Super Bowl since becoming a football fan. The Super Bowl was XXXII in 1998 the Denver Broncos defeated the Green Bay Packers. I had to cover a shift at Blockbuster Video, my part-time job. The store manager scheduled all female workers for the morning and afternoon shifts, LOL!

* Edward Elric from Full Metal Alchemist is my signature costume (cosplay).

* I was an extra in the San Jose Cleveland Ballet “Giselle” in 1994. The San Jose Cleveland Ballet is now called Ballet San Jose.

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Thursday, June 4, 2009

Positives Sat May 30-Wed June 3, 2009

*Registered for Anime Expo'09 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. It's my 10th Anime Expo. Number 10 is my division number for my Hitsugaya cosplay ^^

*Watched Blue Hawaii starring Elvis Presley. Film released in 1961, and one of the first movies my Mom watched when she lived in Hong Kong. Elvis: "I've got to get a job. . . . [Not my father's pineapple plant] Hawaii has a big future. . . . I'm young and healthy. . . . I'd make a good tourist guide."

*Applied fuel injection cleaner to my car.

*Completed my take home exam for my Strength Development class.

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