Saturday, August 31, 2013

Positives Wed Aug 21-Fri Aug 30, 2013

*Updated my web page Innovate Infinitely.

*Ate at Red Lobster, Tu Mero Molo, and ToBang restaurants for the first time.

*Celebrated my dad's birthday.

*Interviewed for a sales support position at a tech company in Fremont, CA.

*Tried a Yorkie chocolate bar for the first time.

*Purchased Tiddlywinks game.

*Upgraded my smart phone to the HTC One.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Positives Tue July 30-Tue Aug 20, 2013

*Interviewed for a contract position in San Jose.

*Ate 100% Natural Whole Grain Old Fashioned oatmeal and Wavy Lays for the first time.

*New restaurants: Back A Yard Caribbean American Grill, Thai Basil, Villa Del Mar, and Yet Wah restaurants for the first time.

*Learned the slip knot and Trucker's knot.

*Visited the Historic Murphy Street in Sunnyvale, CA, Ukiah, CA, and Downtowns Santa Rosa and San Rafael, CA for the first time.

*Cleaned the house.

*Read Starship Troopers by Robert Heinlein.

*Canoed along the Russian River.

*Attended a friend's gaming and geek gathering.

*Played Ticket To Ride, Munchkin under tournament rules, Dungeon Roll, and King Of Tokyo board games for the first time.

*Purchased Masques card game.

*Phone interviewed for a sales support position in Fremont, CA.

Sunday, August 4, 2013

Quiz: 2012 Solutions

The solutions to my quiz on 2012.

1. How many companies interviewed me for a job?
a. 3
b. 5
c. 7

2. Which of the following juvenile books did I read?
a. Where The Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
b. The Last Unicorn by Peter Beagle
c. The Rescuers by Margery Sharp
d. All of the above

3. I read The Hunger Games trilogy in ten days?
a. True
b. False

4. Name the characters I cosplayed at Fanime. Choose two.
a. Edward Elric from Fullmetal Alcheimst
b. Toshiro Hitsugaya from Bleach
c. Medic from TF2
d. Chrono Harlaown from Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha

5. What book did I purchase to relearn and keep my job skills refreshed?
b. Excel
c. MySQL

6. Which professional sports team did I attend to watch a live regular season home game?
a. San Jose Giants
b. Golden State Warriors
c. San Jose Sharks
d. Oakland A's

7. What new furniture did I purchase?
a. New computer chair
b. New sofa
c. New desk
d. New television stand

8. Choose which statement is false regarding board games?
a. I won my second Mahjong (Riichi) match at Fanime.
b. I won my first Dominion card game.
c. I won my first Bingo fund raising game at the San Jose Japantown Obon Festival.
d. I won my first RISK Legacy game.

9. I went on an urban hike along The Embarcadero in San Francisco. Which of the following activities were highlights?
a. We visited China Basin and South Park for the first time.
b. We ate an ice cream sundae at Ghirardelli Square.
c. I rode a trolley for the first time.
d. We walked inside Coit Tower for the first time.
e. All of the above.

10. My HP laptop went crazy during shutdown. How did I fix the problem?
a. Reinstalled Windows XP.
b. Installed 256GB SSD and Windows 7.
c. It was a virus. Ran a virus scan to remove the virus.
d. Fixed the drivers.