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|3/1||[Higashiyama Technical High
School has closed its door]
Woke up at 6:00am, I felt fine so I was able to go work early. I had plenty of time picking up my pants at a dry cleaner and arrived at office before 8:00am. I had a close call on a white pickup truck with a trailer coming to my lane. Had a big assignment so I had to stay until 10:00pm. No energy left to workout so I drove home and went to bed. I guess it was a chilly day today.
|3/2||[iPad 2 introduced. Lighter,
Thinner and Faster.]
Woke up at 6:00am, I can feel I am tired. The weather was good so I could drive to work under sunny and clear sky. It is not that cold anymore. Drove to work but stuck in traffic jam for a while. Arrived at office, took care of another pile of requests but I took care of them mostly. Leaving office around 8:00pm since I had to call people in Japan. Drove to gym for workout. Drove home and cooked dinner, ironed all the shirts. Went to bed around 11:00pm.
|3/3||Woke up at 6:00am, rested up a bit. Drove to chiropractics in the morning then to work. Today was pretty hazy in the morning but cleared up in the afternoon. Had to go out for lunch since I did not have time to cook. Stayed only to 7:00pm then drove to gym for workout. I made it a bit longer since I had time. Drove to Kroger before coming home. I had to wash dishes before I can start cooking dinner. Relaxed and went to bed around 11:00pm.|
|3/4||Woke up at 6:00am, drove to work alright. Today
was not so busy since I had low volume of inquiries. Done with assignments
around 5:30pm then started to read newspapers so I got out from the office
around 7:00pm, which was dark already. Suspecting we might get thunderstorm,
I had to check weather information before head out. Drove to gym and worked
out. Come home and cooked dinner, went to bed around 11:00pm.
Foggy morning. I am not comfortable with driving fast like this.
|3/5||[15th Anniversary of coming to the U.S.]
Woke up at 3:30am once but fell back to sleep very quick, so I woke up next time around 5:30am. I think my frige is not working, I can see stuff in freezer is melting... Stretched my body, then headed to swim at gym. I spent 45 minutes, which is longer than usual. Drove home, which is cloudy but no rain. Rain came just before noon but then sunny sky has come. I spent afternoon at home, cleaning my apartment.
|3/6||Woke up at 6:00am, very sleepy somehow. The outside temperature was 47F in the morning so it was a bit chilly when I stepped out. Stretched my body then headed to a gym for workout then drove to the office to check out newspapers. What waiting was a couple of urgent emails... Took a while so I gave up coming home around noon, so I bought my lunch at Taco Cabana's. Stopped by at gas station to fill up, which the price was getting higher, and a grocery store but for dry food only. The frige was not replaced yet so I cooked rice for one serving for dinner. I called my home to char for a while. The evening was still sunny and looked good. Going to bed early tonight.|
|3/7||Woke up at 6:00am fresh. The outside was still chilly, or maybe normal for this time of the year. Drove to work on time and spent another day there. Went out to eat lunch with my coworkers, one had to get a request processed at Verizon. Many people were waiting I guess it's Monday thing. I wanted to leave at 7:30pm but the same coworker want to have his phone taken care of, calling customer service... To late to go to gym now I drove straight home. No replacement on my fridge yet. Cooking rice and curry. Going to bed around 11:00pm.|
|3/8||Woke up at 6:00am, stretched my body and headed out to work. I had to stop by at dry cleaner to drop off pants. The weather is turning to rainy as I commute. Had to go out for lunch since my fridge is not fixed yet. Stopped by at Korean restaurant, in exchange for Japanese of yesterday. Stayed at office until 7:30pm then drove to gym. I had a good workout today. Guessed that the fridge is repaired, so I went to grocery shopping but came home to find out it was not. Had dinner, Went to bed around 11:00pm.|
|3/9||[Space shuttle Discovery
landed at Kennedy Space Center, retiring from the service]
Woke up at 6:00am, stretched my body, headed to work on time. The weather was nice compare to yesterday. Called the apartment complex and they are finally repairing my refrigerator. Stayed at office for whole day but had to go out for lunch at Vietnamese food since I could not cook anything at home. Left office around 8:00pm then headed to gym for workout. Drove home, had dinner then went to bed around midnight.
|3/10||Woke up at 6:00am, drove to work under a bit chilly weather. Quite happy to have the fridge working again. Stayed at office for another day and even went out for lunch. I hope I won't need this tomorrow. Stayed at office until 7:30pm, then headed out. I worked out at gym for a while then drove to Kroger for groceries and came home. Cooked dinner then went to bed around midnight.|
|3/11||[A magnitude 8.9 earthquake hit northern Japan,
resulting in devastating damages to the cities from tremor, tsunamis and
nuclear power plants are in risk of radiation leaks ]
Woke up at 5:30am somehow. checked on my iPhone, and found out that Japan is struck by a big earthquake. After checking on the news, I left home as usual and worked very much the whole day. I even had a TV conference in Japan. I felt tired, maybe from the all sad news in Japan, so I drove home straight. I then found the refrigerator is going bad again. Oh man... Going to bed around 11:00pm.
|3/12||[One of the nuclear reactors hit by the
earthquake reported of an explosion.]
Woke up at 6:00am, I guess I cannot keep eyes off the web because of the all news coming in. Filled out maintenance request for refrigerator again. Drove to gym and swam for 45 minutes. Drove home and relaxed, then I got a call from the apartment office that they are sending someone to take a look. One guy came and replaced it. Cooked lunch around noon and headed out to the office to take care of newspapers. Reserved a couple of tickets to Germany for my friends in Wichita. I used my miles and $400. Stayed until 8:00pm then came home. Relaxed for the evening, went to bed around 11:00pm.
|3/13||[Daylight Saving time to start today]
Woke up around 6:30am, I guess my body was not ready for the change, so as my cell phone... I had to reset it. Went to a trail nearby my apartment for the first time. I walked for more than 2 hours and I think it was a good workout. Took a shower then headed to Souper Salad for lunch. Then I went to Target and Daido for groceries. Stopped by at a car wash, drove home for the day. I applied Rain X on windshield since we are expecting some rain tonight and tomorrow. I have been all nervous for the last couple of days since I keep reading about the articles from the earthquake. Going to bed around 10:00pm.
|3/14||Woke up at 6:30am. I guess it is a bit too early for me to get up. When I checked internet, I saw stormy clouds approaching so I took a shower in a hurry. Get out from the apartment around 7:30am, that's when rain started. Total of two waves of storms came and then stopped. It was somewhat severe but was okay. Stayed at work until 8:00pm then headed home. Stayed up until 10:30pm then went to bed.|
|3/15||Woke up at 5:30am in the
morning. I am not sure why I got up so early. I drove to work, hoping to
come home early enough but again, I left office around 8:00pm. Drove to gym
today and worked out. Come home around 10:00pm, cooked dinner, went to bed
Driving while the sun comes up. Hard to see what's in front.
|3/16||It's already Wednesday. Woke up at 6:30am, and felt tired. Drove to work, and stayed whole day at office just like other regular day. Stayed until 8:30pm, decided to go gym and work out longer than yesterday. Come home, the rice was ready since I set the cooker in the morning. Had dinner, went to bed around midnight. Two more days this week...|
|3/17||Another morning feeling tired. Reported to work and again stayed until 8:30pm. Drove to gym and worked out. Came home, after buy groceries at Kroger. They were about to close so the lights were turning off as I was shopping. Cooked dinner, could not relax much so I went to bed around 3:00am. I guess I am going to have a bad day tomorrow...|
|3/18||Barely woke up at 6:30am, too tired. Managed to took out a trash bag which was stilling in my kitchen for last three days before going out. Drove to office and stayed until 7:00pm today. I went out for lunch with my coworker since I did not have enough stuffs in the refrigerator this morning. Did not feel like going to workout so I just drove home. Had dinner and relaxed for the evening. I am glad I am done most of my stuffs for the work before the Expo. Took my days back, even taking care of laundry. Going to bed around 11:00pm.|
|3/19||Woke up at 6:30am. I guess The alarm clock goes off when I am deeply in sleep. Drove to LTF to workout for a while. I had a good one especially after I missed it yesterday. Drove to a barber to get a haircut. I finished the morning with it. For the afternoon, I drove to work and stayed until 8:00pm for the company related items. I had to do as much as I could before going to a business trip. Drove home, had quick dinner and went to bed.|
|3/20||Woke up around 5:30am. I am not sure why I woke
up this early. Took care of personal stuffs in the morning. I left home
around 9:20am, then drove to the office once, picked up small items before
leave Houston. Drove on the toll way and arrived at the airport parking at
10:20am. Checked in and proceeded to the gate. Security screening was not
busy this time.
Get on the place after buying lunch.
a view from the hotel (Opposite side of the strip)
|3/21||Woke up at 5:00am, I guess my body is in Texas
time. Stretched my body and I was getting ready to go to gym, I got a call
and being told to get ready. What do you mean get ready?! had a burger for
lunch, fried rice for dinner at the hotel. Went to bed around 10:00pm.
|3/22||[ConExpo Day1]Woke up at 5:00am, out of hotel by 7:00am, today is the opening day. Whole day was breezy from the south so we get some dust from the booth across from outs. Get a ride back to the hotel, went to a Korean restaurant. Went bed around 10:00pm. Chilly morning and rain left on the machine.|
|3/23||[ConExpo Day2]Woke up at 5:00am, out of hotel at 7:30am and went to the center. Spent whole day under sun, taking care of people. Finished up by 5:00pm and got a ride back to the hotel. I went out to eat dinner at a Filipino fast food. Come back to the room, went to bed around 11:00pm after taking care of emails.|
|3/24||[ConExpo Day3]Woke up at 5:00am, chilly morning. Got a ride to the show and stayed all day under sun.|
|3/25||[ConExpo Day4]Woke up at 5:00am, Had a meeting
in the morning with customers, spent afternoon with like
other days. Went back to the hotel, had dinner with
It's gotta be a Cat!
|3/26||[ConExpo Day5] It's been a long week and today
is the last day of Expo. I did not sleep well last night so I am already
stressed out from the morning. Got a ride to work, stayed until 3:00pm when
the show is over. Opened up bottle of beers and champagnes at the end. Phew,
I survived the last day. Get a ride back to the hotel once then relaxed for
a while. We had a Japanese dinner at a restaurant, and we did Sukiyaki. Get
ride back to the hotel, going to bed around 11:00pm.
|3/27||[Nintendo 3DS went on sale in the U.S. market]
Woke up at 5:00am, left hotel at 8:30am and went to the airport. Passed security, get on board around 11:00am, took off at ? and landed at 3:00pm. Drove home, relaxed. I did not feel like cooking dinner so I bought burgers from Burger King. Unpacked my stuffs, did two loads of laundry. Went to bed around 10:00pm.
Grand Canyon south rim
|3/28||Woke up at 6:00am, good to know that I can still get up. Went to work and found out that I am the first one. I guess everybody else is tired. Spent whole day taking care of assignments :from the last week, and getting tired, too. Left office around 8:00pm, maybe going to gym is too much for tonight, so I just drove home. Went to bed around 11:00pm.|
|3/29||Woke up at 6:00am, getting
tired again. Left to work, only to find that the outside is under misty
rain. Walked out for lunch at Jason's Deli. I guess this is my first time
eating at the store, while all other times were catering. Ended up staying
until 8:00pm again but managed to go to gym again. Come home, had dinner...
then start hearing sound of hard rain. Going to bed around midnight tonight.
BLT at Jason's Deli
|3/30||Woke up at 6:00am but very much unconscious for 30 minutes. Get ready for the day. Walked out from the apartment. The outside was cloudy but no rain Drove to work and stayed until 8:00pm again. Went to gym and worked out. Come home, had dinner, went to bed around 11:00pm.|
|3/31||Woke up at 6:00am, went to chiropractics in the
morning. Buying lunch after that at Kroger, only to see many high school
students lining up for coffee at Starbucks inside. I did not know that they
need to drink coffee to attend school. The school must be boring... Stayed
at the office until late again. I walked around around 7:30pm then drove to
gym. Cooked spaghetti for dinner, went to bed around midnight. One more day
to the weekend.
Evening sky, good to see still some what bright when I get out from the office...
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