Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Positives Sat Dec 14-Mon Dec 30, 2013

*Recycled technology hardware for a fund raiser.

*Cleaned house.

*Drank Soda Chanh for the first time.

*Ate Belvita Soft Baked Oats & Chocolate for the first time.

*Applied Burt's Bee Foot Lotion on my feet.

*Merry Christmas!

*Finished Breaking Bad Season 2.

*One of my uncle's family from Southern California visited.

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Positives Thur Nov 21-Fri Dec 13, 2013

*Drank wine (and my first alcoholic beverage) for the first time in my life.

*Ate at Izumiya Restaurant where I ate Okonomi Yaki for the first time. I also ate at Gyu-Kaku restaurant.

*Played Escape From The Mysterious Room, a reality escape game.

*100 blogs at my Innovating Common Knowledge blog. The last time I wrote at least 100 blogs was in 2010.

*Happy Thanksgiving!

*My Black Friday purchases were Breaking Bad Seasons 3-5, Charlie Brown Holiday Hits CD, Dragon Shields transparent counters for board games, air filter, Nike Dunk Low shoes, motor oil, a red color CFL, and The Simpsons Season 10.

*Donated selected Japanese comic books to a library.

*Helped a friend update his resume.

Sunday, December 1, 2013

Quiz: It Took Me Long Enough

I've been a late bloomer such that I've experienced many experiences later than I should have for my entire life. I selected eleven moments I should have done much earlier in my life. I forgave my parents for failing to introduce some of these experiences earlier in my life. Don't use the quiz to guess my age employers and recruiters because age discrimination is illegal. Here we go.

1. My cousin started collecting baseball cards when my brother and I were kids. How many years did it take my brother and I start collecting?
a. Two Years Later
b. Three Years Later
c. Four Years Later

2. How old was I when I purchased my own car?
a. 25
b. 32
c. 35

3. How old was I when I ice skated for the first time?
a. 30
b. 32
c. 36

4. One of my friends introduced Japanese Anime to us when we were in high school in 1992? When did I become an anime fan?
a. 1996
b. 1998
c. 2000

5. Which of the following activities did I finally do in San Francisco after the age of 30?
a. Ride the cable car
b. Visit Angel Island
c. Ate an ice cream sundae at Ghirardelli Square
d. Walked the Golden Gate Bridge
e. All of the above

6. Which of the following statements is true?
a. I visited a foreign country which is Canada.
b. I visited a foreign country which is Mexico.
c. I visited a foreign country which is England.

7. Cooking is an important skill everyone should know. What age did I start cooking for myself?
a. 28
b. 30
c. 32
d. 35

8. The City of San Jose, CA constructed an indoor arena that is home for the San Jose Sharks hockey team. The arena hosts many entertainment and sports events, too. The arena was constructed in 1993. When did I finally walked inside the arena?
a. 2000
b. 2004
c. 2007
d. 2011

9. How old was I when I wore dental braces for the first time?
a. 28
b. 32
c. 35

10. The Orange Box PC video game was released in 2007. The box contained five video games for the price of one. How many years did it take me to finish all the games?
a. 4
b. 6.5
c. 7
d. 8.5

11. What year did I watch Star Wars V, The Empire Strikes Back?
a. 1984
b. 1985
c. 1986

Bonus question. There are a few experiences I consider myself experiencing much earlier than most people. How old was I when I kissed a girl for the first time?
a. 14
b. 16
c. 17