Saturday, July 21, 2012

Positives Wed July 4-Fri July 20, 2012

*New Innovate Infinitely Blog template.

*Ate Dutch style bread and Japanese milk chocolate for the first time.

*Installed a new SSD hard drive on my laptop.

*My laptop's new SSD installed with Windows 7 made me clean up and reorganized my desk.

*The San Francisco Embarcadero Urban Hike. Walked along The Embarcadero including visiting Coit Tower and China Basin for the first time. And I rode a trolley for the first time.

*Major cleaning my house.

*Watched The Hunger Games movie.

*Attended The San Jose Obon Festival and . . .

* . . . I played Bingo for the first time.

*Ate at Sushi 88 restaurant for the first time.

*Played Kingsburg board game for the first time.

*Watched the second season of Malcolm In The Middle.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Quiz: San Francisco

San Francisco, open your golden gate
You’ll let nobody wait outside your door
San Francisco, here comes your wandering one
Saying, “I’ll wander no more”
--San Francisco, Lyrics by Rufus Wainwright

The more new sights I visit for the first time, the more I feel spoiled living close to a great city.

1. Madam Butterfly was a show I saw in San Francisco. Name another show I saw.

a. The Phantom Of The Opera
b. The Nutcracker
c. The King And I

2. Who was the artist I saw at AT&T Park in 2010?

a. Paul McCartney
b. Bruce Springsteen
c. Steve Miller Band

3. I went on an urban hike along The Embarcadero. Which of the following did I visit for the first time?

a. South Park
b. China Basin
c. Coit Tower
d. All Of The Above

4. Pier 39 has an aquarium. What occupied that space in the 1980s?

a. Nothing. The aquarium is the first new attraction.
b. An arcade.
c. A retail store.

5. What is my favorite attraction in Fisherman’s Wharf?

a. The retail shops
b. Clam chowder
c. Musee Mecanique
d. The wax museum

6. The last time I watched a San Francisco Giants game was in 2002. How many home runs did Barry Bonds hit in McCovey Cove?

a. 0
b. 1
c. 2
d. 3

7. Did I walk the entire Golden Gate Bridge round trip?

a. True
b. False

8. My mom supposedly saw a famous actor in 1987. Who did she think she saw?

a. Richard Dawson (yes, he acted)
b. Richard Dean Anderson
c. Kevin Costner
d. Morgan Freeman

9. My family, closest relatives, and I visited Chinatown many times when I was a child. Where did we also visit many times?

a. Union Square
b. Palace Of Fine Arts
c. Japantown
d. Pier 39

10. I walked AND drove on Lombard Street, the world record for the crookest road.

a. True
b. False

Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Positives Fri June 22-Tue July 3, 2012

*Ate at Omogari Korean and Napoletana Pizzeria restaurants for the first time.

*Watched Traffic the movie.

*Celebrated my mom’s birthday.

*My car: new breaks, car wash, vacuum, and applied Meguire’s protectant on my dashboard and tires.

*Attended a birthday party playing sardines for the first time.

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