Monthly Archives: October 2010

License To Eat

It’s been 14 days since I’ve last run.  Running has always allowed me to eat with abandon.  What other activity can burn 700 calories in an hour, 1100 calories in 1.5 hours, and 1400 calories in 2?  In an average … Continue reading

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The Island Hotel Newport Beach

J went to California for the weekend and stayed at The Island Hotel Newport Beach.  He said the hotel itself is a bit dated, not like most of the other more modern hotels we tend to stay at.  However, the … Continue reading

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The New World

By now we all know the Japanese are obsessed with their robots.  They’ve created robotic dogs for the lonely seniors, and robotic maids to help the frail elderly around the house.  Now they’ve created this… robot pop star @ … Continue reading

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Just called my parents, and mom picked up the phone…媽咪: 喂?我: 喂。媽咪:請問是誰?我:{啈,認不出我的聲音}請問是楊太太嗎?媽咪: 是的。你是誰?我:{給我逮到機會玩遊戲了}我有一些金塊想賣給你。媽咪: 不需要。我: 真的不要?媽咪: 不要。---爹呧:喂?我: 喂。爹呧: 啊, 是琭琭。媽咪以為是詐騙集團,差點掛電話。{English translation}Mom: Hello?Me: Hello.Mom: Who’s this?Me: {Hmm, she doesn’t recognized my voice, let the games begin…}  Is this Mrs. Y?Mom: Yes, who’s … Continue reading

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My Stump

Went to see the podiatrist today.  He wasn’t too concerned about a fracture, but still went ahead and took xrays of the foot, which showed no fractures.  I saw the xrays and thought to myself, ‘Wow, what a young-looking foot. … Continue reading

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For those of you who never got to see a bobcat when you visited Tucson (I believe mom and dad were the only visitors to see one), here’s your chance… The ‘resident’ bobcat outside our garage stalking some small animal. … Continue reading

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Season’s Over

My running season is officially over.  The achilles tendinitis healed and is no longer the problem, but I’ve developed a new injury that is absolutely disabling.  Not sure if it’s peroneal tendinitis at the 5th metatarsal, a stress fracture, or … Continue reading

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