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|9/1||Woke up around 6:00AM but due to lack of sleep over night, my eye balls were dry and I just did not want to go out and run. Reported to work but immediately left to visit a client. Spent most of the day and had lunch at nearby Mexican restaurant. Came back to the office around 6:30PM, and headed home. I was able to go out and run for a while. Rained a bit over the day but was not too bad.|
|9/2||Woke up around 7:00AM, went out for a morning run and headed to a Japanese grocery store since I have not bought much of stuffs for a while. I had lunch then headed out to get more groceries at Meijer. Spent evening at office to catch up with the work and called home in the night. I did not realize I was calling them one hour ahead of what I usually do so they asked me whether I still have jetlag. Oh well.|
|9/3||Woke up around 7:00AM, went for a morning walk and had lunch which I bought from Meijer yesterday. Spent afternoon just updating my website. Unfortunately, I had to go to the office to do some catch up work... Came home around 10:00PM and went to bed straight.|
[Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin died during filming in Australia]
Woke up around 7:00AM, went for a morning run and only to find out there are about 300 people on the trail. It must have been some kind of event. Came home, relaxed, had lunch. I spent most of afternoon working on company assignments at home but ended up going to the office in the evening to do some catch up jobs. Office in Japan is not on holiday anyway... Came home around 9:00PM, maintained my webpage and went to bed.
|9/5||Woke up at 6:00AM, it's getting cooler here so it was a bit chilly in the morning. Went for a morning run before going to work. Stayed at office but lots of phone calls. Came home once during the lunch hour, and around 6:00PM. We were expecting some thunder shower today so when I heard thunder, I ran back to the office because I worried about the heavy rain but nothing happened. Came home around 9:00PM finally. Going to bed around 10:30PM.|
|9/6||Woke up at 6:00AM, went for a morning run. I reported to work around 8:30AM, then needed to work on stuffs for today's meeting. Visited client then had lunch with my coworker. The meal was big so I guess it was enough for the evening gym training. I had good time at the gym. Because I have been missing the classes for 2 weeks a bit hard for me as well. I had to come back to the office in the evening and stayed until 10:30PM when the meeting is over. Phew. Came home and went to bed straight.|
|9/7||[Carmel Fire Department Wrecked 1 of 2 ladder
Woke up around 3:00AM because the person up stairs was walking around in the middle of night. Since then I could not sleep too well. Finally got up around 7:00AM but I knew it was too late for morning run. Stopped by gas station to refill on the way to the office then visited client. Stopped by at Subway for the lunch. Stayed there until 5:30PM so I came back to the office around 7:00PM. shipped a package for the company then came home around 8:00PM. Went for running before sunset.
|9/8||Woke up at 6:00AM. It's a payday. I had a meeting in the morning over the phone, realizing my coworker does not show up on time, I had to call him to the office. Spent whole day just working, but had another meeting in the evening well after the work. Stopped by a Japanese food place for dinner. Come home, going to bed around 11:00PM.|
|9/9||[Space shuttle Atlantis launched to the space]
Woke up at 6;00AM, stretched my body before going to gym. Worked out, stopped by post office before having lunch. In the afternoon, I went to Runner's Forum to buy a new pair of Asics Kayano XII. They gave me a deal so I was able to buy them for a bit cheaper price. I also bought a couple of running shorts because my old ones are pretty bad shape now. I spent rest of the day easy. I was working so hard for many weekends so I needed to take some break. I called home at right timing (last time I missed by one hour) and went to bed around 1:00AM.
|9/10||Woke up at 6;00AM, stretched my body then headed out to outside to take a long walk before rain comes. However, rain did not come and I only enjoyed the walk. Spent afternoon just browsing internet and relaxing. It was quite claim day with temperature not too high, but humid.|
|9/11||[5th Anniversary of 9-11]
Woke up at 6:00AM, I did not want to move around so I very much kept quiet and did not go out and run in the morning. Went to work with unmarked cop car behind me (why?). I have seen the same one on the way back to my apartment for the lunch (why? why?). The rain started from 5:00PM, just as thinking about going home. Stopped by at my apartment briefly and then went back to the office to finish today's work. Going to bed around 10:00PM.
|9/12||Woke up at 6:00AM, it was raining outside so I could not go running outside. Went to work and finished my assignment in the morning. Came back to my apartment to have lunch then went back to the office. Stayed until 5:15PM and went to a gym. Worked out and come back to the office, had meeting then drive back to my apartment. Start washing my cloth and went to bed around 10:30PM. It was thundering around in the later...|
|9/13||Woke up at 6:00AM, went out for running. The weather was holding, stopped at a rental car place. They gave me a Ford Taurus, stopped by Burger King before leaving Indianapolis. The rain started when I got on I-94 East. The rain was just hard and flooded highway at Ann Arbor. News says there was a 30 car pile up. Stayed at office until 9:30PM. Went to bed around midnight.|
|9/14||Woke up at 6:00AM went out for running before going to work. Unlike yesterday, no rain but quite humid most of the day. Worked whole day besides the lunch break at Osushi restaurant with coworkers. I have not been there for a quite while. Came back to the hotel around 11:00PM, went to bed straight.|
|9/15||Woke up at 6:00AM again. Went out for running then headed to a client's place for company business. Driving in Detroit is not really cool in the morning because there are too many cars around. Finished assignment and returned to the office by noon, went out with coworkers for lunch. Had to take care of few items then drove back to Indianapolis. I came back to my apartment around 9:30PM, went to bed around midnight.|
|9/16||Woke up around 7:00AM, stretched my body then went to gym. Since there was only another person besides me, we got a pretty good workout for today. Returned the rental car then made another reservation for the next week. Stopped by a bank to make a deposit, then Meijer to buy some groceries. Took whole day easy. It was sunny and nice to just open up windows and doors to get some cool air. I had to turn on air conditioning in the night because it was a bit too hot to handle, I fell sleep while reading book but able to wake up around 11:30PM to call my home in Japan. Went to bed around midnight.|
|9/17||Woke up at 6:00AM. Went for a long walk and came back to my apartment around 1:00PM. Cleaned my room, laundry, and relaxed whole afternoon. Since I was hungry, I had to eat dinner around 5:00PM. Went to bed around 9:00PM but was hard to fall sleep a bit.|
|9/18||Woke up at 6:00AM, went to a Hertz and got a
2007 Toyota Camry. I wanted to drive it since it is a new model. It is very
easy to handle and I was satisfied, but knowing the story of Global Camry
makes me think this is not a brand new one. Spent whole day at client's
location. Had a dinner at local pizza place and drove back to home around
11:00PM. I still need to go back there again tomorrow. My my...
Newly redesigned Toyota Camry
|9/19||Woke up at 6:00AM, it was nicely cold (50F?)and I enjoyed my morning run. Drove to client's place again to take care of the project. Drove back to Indianapolis around 5:00PM and spent a short time at office. Decide to go home around 6:30PM and relaxed evening.|
|9/20||Woke up at 5;50AM somehow. It was a bit more colder this morning of 45F. It was sunny and nice so I went out for running. Since they closed west side of Main Street in Carmel, it's a bit funny to see all the traffic going through on the 126th instead. Went to work and came home once to get my food. Stayed until 6:00PM and waited until the gym class starts. Had to go back to the office to take care of my stuffs. Came home around 9:30PM.|
|9/21||Woke up at 6:00AM, went for a morning run a chilly weather. I think it is around 40F again. Went to the office on time and find out my coworker is going to Japan. So now I have to manage the office by myself. Stayed at office whole day and come back to my apartment once in the evening then headed back again to take care of few more stuffs. Come home around 10:00PM after stopping by at Meijer. I saw 5 police cars in a row with siren and lights on. I guess even out side of Indianapolis, it is not quite a safe place.|
|9/22||Woke up at 6:00AM, just as I was expecting, the rain start falling around 7:00AM and prevented me from going out and run. Went to the office then headed out to visit client. I stopped by at a restaurant to grab a salad. Left the location around 2:30PM and drove back to the office. I had to clean the office until I come home. Back in my apartment around 6:00PM, took evening easy as seeing outside raining often. Going to bed around 10:00PM.|
|9/23||Woke up around 7:00AM, stretched my body and went to a gym after 12:00PM. Came home once, then headed to get haircut at Big League Barber, and buy some groceries at Sakura Mart, Meijer and also at Office Max. I had to meet with the landlord of the office property in the evening then headed back to my apartment. Spent evening just relaxing, called home in Japan. I was talking about the train system in Nagoya long time ago. Went to bed after midnight.|
|9/24||Woke up at 6:00AM, went for a long walk. Had
lunch at home and used afternoon for reading books. It was breezy, and sunny
in the morning but became cloudy in the later morning. Spent rest of the day
at apartment but went to the office in the evening. Came back around 9:00PM.
Expecting 46F for tomorrow's low.
|9/25||[Shinzo Abe becomes 90th Japanese prime
Woke up at 6:00AM, too tired to run outside so I just went to work straight. Stayed there until 5:30PM and come back to my apartment once. It's pretty nice day but I had to go back to my office in the evening. Come back around 9:00PM, went to bed around 10:30PM.
|9/26||Woke up at 6:00AM, went for a morning run before heading to work. Since I had to be on trip for the rest of week, I went to Hertz store and got a 2006 Chevy Malibu. The car runs okay. Spent whole day at client's place and evening at office. Stopped by gym for work out. Come home around 9:30PM and went to bed around 11;00PM.|
|9/27||Woke up at 6:00AM. I left my apartment to Michigan around 8:30AM, the road condition was okay so I had no problem. Stopped by at McDonald's for lunch but arrived at office by 1:00PM. Spent afternoon working on my stuffs and had dinner with coworker at Max and Erma in the evening before heading to the hotel. I checked in around 10:00PM, realizing the road in front of them is under construction so I need to think of a way out for tomorrow...|
|9/28||Woke up at 6:00AM. The morning in Michigan is cooler than in Indiana. Went for a morning jog before heading to the office. Spent morning in a meeting and visited client for the afternoon. Went to drink at a Japanese restaurant nearby for dinner. Back in hotel around 11:00PM and went to bed before midnight.|
|9/29||Woke up at 6:00AM. A bit harder to get out from
the bed because of consumption of alcohol last night but able to go outside
and run. It was around 40F in the morning. Went to the office and stayed
there for the morning. Began driving back to Indiana after having a lunch
with coworkers. The sky was clear but a bit windy. Come back to Indy around
6:00PM. Went to bed around 10:00PM
On the way back to Indiana. The sky is pretty.
|9/30||Woke up at 6:00AM, went to a gym before heading to Japanese grocery store. Had lunch then did a load of laundry for the afternoon. I was expecting rain so I decided not to do anything outside for the afternoon but the weather was just sunny. Went to Meijer for groceries and fuel. The gas was lowered to $2.09/gallon, which is pretty cheap compare to few months ago. Spent evening at home just reading books and relaxing. Went to bed around midnight.|
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