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|4/1||Must be cold outside. I woke up around 8:00AM with feeling cold but was no problem. Went to outside in the morning, I found a way to get to the nearest sidewalk so I was jogging for about half hour. Took shower, just putting more stuffs away. I finally get to place the bookshelf. Since the weather was too nice, I decided to walk to Kroger nearby. Come home, cooked dinner and more stuffs for the coming weeks. I had to work on company stuffs for the evening but hit the bed by 11:00PM.|
|4/2||Woke up at 6:00AM. Went for a morning run before
heading to work. I was able to get a confirmation so I decided to drive down
to Indiana in the afternoon. It was pretty warm. I had to stop by a couple
of offices to run my errands, and had a dinner at a Japanese restaurant.
Arrived at hotel around 9:00PM, relaxed for a while then headed to bed
2006 Dodge Magnum
|4/3||Woke up at 6:00AM. Went for a morning run, headed to the office around 8:30AM. Spent most of the time in the office. The well known storm causing many problems in Nebraska though Texas reached to Indianapolis around 4:00PM and it was a pretty stormy for about 3 hours. I stayed there until 7:00PM and went to a Mexican restaurant with coworkers. Come back to the hotel around 9:00PM, headed to bed around 11:00PM.|
|4/4||Woke up at 6:00AM, the outside was at 32F and gusty. I went outside and ran again like I did yesterday. Left the visiting office around 9:30AM and start driving in a gusty, snowy road back to Michigan. I arrived to the office by 3:30PM, but had trouble returning the rental car. I was up in the office until 11:00PM, and come home, had a soup for dinner, went to bed after mid night. It's pretty gusty around here.|
|4/5||Woke up at 6:00AM, the outside was 32F as I woke up. Flurrying from the morning. I had to visit customer from the morning so I spent morning outside of office. Went to eat lunch with my coworkers. This is the one time for the week. I stayed at work until 9:00PM, went home in a flurry weather. The temperature setting at home was not that good so I felt cold over night and could not sleep too well.|
|4/6||Woke up at 7:00AM, I did not get to do anything much before heading to work. At least I have made sure that I sent money to pay the expenses on the card I used for the moving. It was a pay day and I also received compensation for the moving. However, I did not go out to eat lunch. I am still waiting for a reimbursement check, though. Left work at 7:00PM, come home. The temperature was around 20s whole day|
|4/7||I woke up around 7:00am, still pretty cold and
looks like we had some snow. I went outside for about one hour for a walk.
Went to eat dim sam with my friends for the lunch. I have not seen them for
almost two years so it was very nice to see them again. Flurries whole day
but I drove around to buy stuffs and check out stuffs. I finally got haircut
so I am refreshed. Good. Spent evening at home but needed to work on home
improvements. Going to bed around midnight.
Snowed. Where is the warm weather from last weekend go?!
|4/8||Woke up around 7:30am. It was a nice sleep, maybe because of the curtain I installed yesterday. I went to outside in a colder weather again. I enjoyed the walk for about 1.5 hours. It was too cold to run around for me. Since today is Easter Sunday, there aren't many place open. I drove to a Japanese grocery store and bough few stuffs for the week. I cooked some foods toward the evening. Going to bed on time. I will be ready for the new week.|
|4/9||Woke up at 6:00am but stayed in bed until 7:00am. Another cold day but no snow this time. I went to work on time. Had lunch at work and come back around 10:30PM after stopping by at a Japanese restaurant for dinner.|
|4/10||Woke up at 6:00am, went outside for a half hour then headed to work. I stayed until 6:00PM then headed back home. I had dinner and drove to a gym for a work out. I am not sure if I like the place or not but I will see. Going to bed around 11:00PM.|
|4/11||Woke up at 6:00am but did not get out of the bed until 7:00am, too late to go outside for a walk before going to the office. The snow seems started from noon but was turned to rain by the evening. When I walk out from the building it was all wet around. With gusty wind, I could hear rain drops hitting the window in my apartment. Going to bed around 11:00PM|
|4/12||Woke up at 6:00am, went for a short walk before heading to customer's place. Had lunch at a Japanese restaurant before heading back to the office. I had to stay until 10:00PM to take care of business. It was raining very much whole day, but not too cold. Going to bed around midnight.|
|4/13||Woke up at 6:45am. Pretty tired from the yesterday's. I went to work on time, had lunch with my coworkers. Since I had to take care of businesses in early evening, I left work at 5:00PM hoping to get to the gym before too late, but when I come home, it was already 5:45PM. The street I am using for commute is a mess during rush hour... I gave up the appointment so I walked around for about one hour, the outside was still cold but sunny so it was too bad to pass up. Spent evening just taking care of stuffs at home. I had to go to a couple of places for buying stuffs. Going to bed around 11:00PM.|
|4/14||Woke up around 7:00am, still below 32F in the morning. Living in Michigan is not that easy I guess. I went out for running for about one hour, then headed out for shopping I needed to do. I went to get my car washed, then drive to Twelve Oaks mall, which is a pretty common mall here. I bought some clothes, and finally got myself a padded mattress for indoor stretching and workout. I also stopped at Meijer but they did not carry the energy gels I like, so I went to a place called Running Fit. I come home around 5:30PM. I spent evening at home, relaxing. Called home, I went to bed after midnight.|
|4/15||Woke up at 7:30am, still cold, and windy. I stretched my body and headed outside for a walk. I drove to a gym to work out and come home. Relaxed and also organized my room a bit. It's almost a month since I have moved but still so many things I need to gather up...|
|4/16||Woke up at 6:30am, I guess it was because I did not go bed early enough last night. I worked out at home and headed to work. I had a pretty good day, I didn't care much about the windy and chilly weather. Stayed at office until 9:30PM, while checking on a tragic shooting at Virginia Tech University which resulted in more than 30 deaths. It's hard on many people. When I come home, I realized I cannot open the door. I guessed the maintenance people did something wrong with the lock, later found out that they replaced the whole cylinder since the key did not work. I received my new set of keys after waiting at outside for 30 minutes...|
|4/17||Woke up at 6:00am. my body is pretty stiff due to workouts in the past couple of days. Only got a small time to walk outside. Went to work on time, had lunch at work and stayed until 6:00PM. I come home and headed to gym in the evening. I had pretty good workout. Going to bed around 11:00PM.|
|4/18||Woke up at 6:00am, my body was still stiff. Went to work and stayed until 10:00PM. Went to bed around 11:30PM.|
|4/19||Woke up at 7:00am, not much time before heading to work so I only worked out. I drove on the I-696 but there seems to be a construction starting today so the freeway was very busy. I stopped by at Panera Bread before heading back to the office. Stayed at office until 6:00PM then headed back to the home. The traffic was busy again. I had class until 8:30PM then come home. Going to bed around 11:30PM. It was a sunny nice day.|
|4/20||Woke up at 6:00am, went outside for a short walk, arrived at work, had lunch with my coworkers at Ruby Tuesday for one of employee's farewell party. I had to talk with HR because when I transferred to Michigan, they forgot to take care of my vacation time which I almost accumulated to 180hours. stayed at work until 7:00PM although I wanted to go home early for workout. I drove to Meijer for grocery store. When I was fueling my car, one person approached and ask for a dollar for gas. I guess some people think they deserved to drive or something.|
|4/21||Woke up at 7:00am, stretched my body then had breakfast. I wanted to go swim today but I could not find the pool so I switched to running for the afternoon. I drove to a drycleaner to pick up my uniform, and also stopped by at an office supply store to buy a desktop riser to make room for external keyboard. The whole thing worked out pretty well after I installed everything. Talked with my brother for about half hour, going to bed around 12:30am.|
|4/22||Woke up at 7:30am, stretched and went for a morning walk. I found a pretty long trail accessible from my apartment so I enjoyed the walk for 2 hours, spent afternoon washing dishes, cleaning up my apartment. It's a slow progressing event, I guess. Spent evening writing emails to my friends, going to bed around 10:30PM.|
|4/23||[Former Russian President Yeltsin died at age of
Woke up a bit last so I could not go for a walk. Slight rain in the morning but no trouble commuting. Stayed whole day at office since I had many things to catch up, had meeting in the evening so I did not come home until 10:30PM. Had dinner and head straight to bed. I don't want to stay up too late but I ended up going to bed around 11:30PM...
|4/24||Woke up at 6:00am, had a chance to go out and run this time. I went for about two miles and felt so good. Reported to work, stayed until 5:45PM then head to home to get ready for the gym class. Come home from the class and had dinner. Worked on company assignments until 11:30PM...|
|4/25||Woke up at 6:00am, the outside was raining so I could not go out for running. Went to work and stayed until 9:30PM. Come home by 10:00PM and had dinner. Went to bed around 11:30PM|
|4/26||Woke up at 6:00am, pretty sleepy but I have to leave house by 7:00am, stopped by client's place after driving on a highway in a rain, then come back to the office around 1:30PM after having lunch at a Japanese restaurant for noodles. Stayed until 5:45PM and headed back. I guess it's raining whole day.|
|4/27||[The talks between UAW and GM halted preparation
for new generation vehicles at two factories. Fairfax, KS (Malibu) and
Lordstown, OH (Cobalt)]
Woke up at 6:00am, my body was pretty tired from yesterday's workout so I did not go out for a walk before going to work. Stayed at office, stepped outside for lunch with my coworkers, and continue working until 7:00PM. I don't know but there weren't many people around today. I had a big meal over the lunch so I only ate a can of soup. Went for shopping between 9:00-10:00PM, I bought a room lamp which was very much the last one I needed to buy. Spent evening checking stuffs out on the net, going to bed around 11:30PM.
|4/28||Woke up at 7:00am, went to Lifetime Fitness in the morning. I swam for about one hour and really made me tired. I got haircut in the afternoon then headed to the office to work on my stuffs a bit. After come back, I ate dinner and just as I tried go outside for a walk, rain started but stopped by 8:00PM. I had little time walking around. In the evening, I did not get to do too much. Just talked to my mom for a while. Going to bed around 12:30am.|
|4/29||Woke up at 8:00am, went for a morning walk, come
back, had lunch. I went to a car wash to vacuum and wash my car. The weather
was pretty good whole day.
There was an interesting article about "net cafe refugees" in Japan. Those people are not homeless but live out of internet cafes while taking daily work via recruiting companies. Many places in Japan has those people literary living in the cafes since they offer free refill on drink and also some foods they can buy. In addition, the cafe's station offers air conditioned quarter for about $10 a night, compare to hotels which are more expensive. I am not sure
|4/30||Woke up at 6:00am, I heard of hard rain over night, it must have ruined my newly washed car. Went out for a morning run then headed to work. Since Japanese office is closed this week, I did not have much of assignment from them. Left work at 6:30PM in rainy weather, headed to home and went to swim. I hoped to get my photo ID but the machine there was still broken.|
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