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|4/1||[A B737 belong to Southwest Airlines made an
emergency landing due to its part of fuselage cracked open and lost
Woke up at 6:00am, today is Friday and the first day of April. Dropped off a couple of pants at cleaner before coming to work. It was very foggy but later turned to be sunny. Since I had no rice with me, another day going out for lunch. Today I went to a Chinese buffet. Stayed until 7:00pm then drove to LTF for workout. Stopped by at Best Buy to grab an portable HD. Come home, had canned soup for dinner then relaxed for the evening. Went to bed at 11:00pm.
|4/2||[Last year's NCAA runner up Butler made another
victory in semi final game against VCU, going to the final]
Woke up at 6:00am. I did not get up from the bed until 7:00am since I don't have to go work today. It was cloudy from the morning and the whole day was like this. I drove to LTF for workout, left there around 10:30am, drove to the office to read newspapers for the past two weeks. Getting out around 3:30pm, drove to a Japanese grocery store, then picked up my pants from dry cleaner before coming home. While I was waiting for my items to come out, I was watching a guy who got pulled over by a police in front of the store. Spent evening getting rested up. It's good that I don't do anything but I updated my webpage to be a bit productive than just sitting around. I get to talk with my dad today, went to bed around midnight.
|4/3||Woke up at 6:00am, felt good. I guess I rested up enough. Thought about going to workout but got lazy when I think about the schedule planned for the day. Anyways, spent morning just staying my room. Cooked noodle for lunch then headed to the office to read more newspapers. The sky was cloudy, and almost ready to rain. Left there around 4:00pm and headed to Kroger for groceries. I think I have enough for the week and cooked curry for dinner. Relaxed again for the evening updating my web. Going to bed around midnight.|
|4/4||[All 28 Japanese people accounted for New
Zealand earthquake today.]
Beginning of the new week. Drove to work on time, and I arrived 10 minutes before the work starts. It was pretty cool. Worked all day long just like a normal day, read newspaper over the weekend. I was able to leave a bit before 8:00pm and headed to LTF for workout. Now I see why my coworker felt chilly outside. The sky had no cloud and perfectly clear but windy. Drove home, took care of my blog a bit then went to bed around 11:00pm.
|4/5||Woke up at 6:00am, did not realized that it was 40F outside. It was pretty cold. Drove to the office, met with a customer for the morning. Stepped out for lunch at Jack in a Box. Driving at outside was pretty hot by now. Come back to the office and stayed until 7:00pm. Going to LTF and come home.|
|4/6||Woke up at 6:00am, temperature was at 50F so it was warmer than yesterday. Drove to work and stayed until 8:00pm again. The sky was getting some clouds as I was driving to gym, and mostly cloudy as I walk out from the gym. Come home, had rice for dinner and went to bed around 11:00pm.|
|4/7||[Large aftershock from the recent earthquake
reported in Tohoku area, Magnitude 7.1]
Woke up at 6:00am, now the morning is in 60F. Drove to work and stayed until 7:00pm today. So I got to the gym and worked out earlier. The only problem is that there are so many people driving around. Left there and come home before 9:00pm. Driving under mostly cloudy sky. Did two loads of laundry and spent evening taking care of house stuffs. Going to bed around 11:00pm.
|4/8||Woke up around 6:00am, I feel like I have been
getting up around middle of the night often these days, like around 3:00am.
Oh well. Stayed at apartment for the morning due to doctor's appointment. I
got there well before 11:00am but had to wait for 1 hour before I can get
the exam. Drove to post office before heading to work. Stayed there until
7:30pm and then felt tired. I just drove home and stayed at my apartment for
the evening. I went to bed around midnight.
Strings of light appear as the sun comes down.
|4/9||Woke up at 6:00am, stayed in the bed until 7:00am. Stretched my body but just did not feel like I want to go workout. I got to a barber for haircut around 9:00am but had to wait until 11:00am. I guess I could go swim before that. At least I was able to read a couple of magazines while I wait, interested in one article about Shale oil which is source of contaminating country life somewhere in Pennsylvania. Come home for lunch before heading to Hermann Park to volunteer in Japan Fest. I have not played with Daruma-otoshi or Kendama for a very long time. It was pretty windy so I had to try keeping everything under control. Left there around 5:00pm, and drove to LTF. I get to workout for 30 minute before coming home. Had dinner, went to bed after midnight.|
|4/10||Woke up at 6:00am but again I stayed in bed until 7:00am. I am not sure what is getting me but I just cannot got myself motivated to go workout. I drove to LTF for swim for a while around 9:00am, then drove to Souper Salad. I got there too early so I just decided to skip it. Drove to Target, then to Daido Japanese grocery store. Today is another windy and sunny day. Spent afternoon at office for relocation. I was there between 1:30pm and 5:30pm. I drove back home, then relaxed for the evening. While I was cooking dinner, I did not realize that I am missing green onion. The plate I cooked turned out to be, well, a bit disappointing. Going to bed around 10:30pm.|
|4/11||[1 month anniversary of Tohoku earthquake, which
was followed by three large aftershocks]
Woke up at 6:00am but somehow I could not get up until 7:30am. Drove to work and started the day at new location in the office. Some rain around 10:00am but all clear by the afternoon. Spent whole day there and left to have dinner with coworkers coming back from a business trip in the evening. We had Japanese food at a place called Nikko, nearby my apartment. Left there around 9:00pm, drove home and went to bed around 11:00pm.
|4/12||[NASA announced the
retirement places for the four space shuttles]
Woke up around 1:30am once, maybe too much iced tea last night. I got up around 7:00am and quickly readied to go work. Picked up a coworker and headed to work. Took the guy out to Vietnamese restaurant for lunch. Come back to the office and stayed until 6:00pm. Took him to a Japanese restaurant for the dinner and Walgreen's for groceries. I guess taking care of a visitor who cannot drive is a hard work... Dropped him off at the hotel, then I hit the road to go to LTF for workout. I stayed for one hour, then drove home finally. Did two loads of laundry while ironing my washed shirts. Going to bed around midnight.
|4/13||Woke up again around 1:30am. I am not sure what's happening. got up around 6:30am under 48F with sunny sky. Picked up coworker and get to the office. Stayed there for the day. Took off around 5:30pm and gave my coworker to prepare for the dinner invited. Went to a place called Taste of Texas, and waited for 30 minutes before we can have seats. Stayed until 10:00pm and come home after dropping a guy off at the hotel. Went to bed around midnight.|
|4/14||Keep waking up around 1:30am regardless of when I go bed. Drove to pick up a coworker before heading to the office. The road was packed and had hard time traveling. The outside was a bit cloudy and pretty warm from the morning, around 70F. Spent another day at office, left at 5:30pm. Driving to the hotel to drop off a coworker then waited there until 6:50pm to visit another coworker's place for the dinner. Stayed until 11:00pm and went to bed around midnight. I hope I can get up on time.|
|4/15||Woke up at 6:30am, I am not sure why I keep missing the wake up time of 6:00am. Maybe because the NPR is doing fund raising. Must have rained a bit over the day. Picked up my coworker and headed to the office. Stayed whole day and went to eat lunch at Korean restaurant. Today is a payday so I can spend some money. Drove to FedEx office in the afternoon to prepare materials for the next week. I had to leave the material since the laminating machine was occupied and I needed it. Stayed at office until 5:00pm then drove to the hotel to drop a visitor off and then to the Kinko's. Waited at my apartment until 8:00pm to have him call me for the pick up of company material, then hit the road to the gym. I spent about 45 minutes then back to the apartment. Going to bed around midnight.|
|4/16||Woke up at 6:00am, but the day started very slow. I did not get out for a while but managed to swim at gym before heading to the office. I stayed there until 5:00pm and drove home. Spent evening at a Japanese restaurant for the welcome party of new staffs from Japan. Gave them a ride back to the hotel, called home then went to bed around 11:00pm.|
|4/17||[Philadelphia Orchestra filed chapter 11
Woke up at 6:00am fresh. Stretched my body then headed to gym for workout in the morning at LTF. Drove to Souper Salad for lunch around 11:00am then stopped by at Best Buy, Target and Kroger before coming home. Afternoon was relaxing, just doing my laundry, vacuuming my rooms and so on. Got a time to cook meals in the evening, went to bed around midnight.
|4/18||Woke up at 6:00am, stretched my body and headed out to work under cloudy weather which is already 70F. Stayed at the office whole day but ended up staying until 8:00pm because I had to help set up TV conference for my former boss. Going to gym and worked out for 45 minutes, then I drove home. Going to bed around midnight.|
|4/19||[VW showed concept photos of new Beetle]
Woke up at 6:00am, hit the road in the morning under cloudy and humid. Stayed at office for another whole day. Stayed there until 7:45pm, felt too tired for workout so I come home straight. I guess I should start going to bed early... Come home, cooked spaghetti, and a side dish. Going to bed around 11:00pm.
|4/20||Woke up at 6:00am, above 70F already. Drove to work under another cloudy day. It seems to me that I have not seen bright sun for a while in the morning. Drove to work, spent all day at office for daily duty and stayed until 8:00pm again. Drove to gym, worked out for 45 minutes then come home.|
|4/21||Woke up at 6:00am, going to work under humid and breezy morning. Stayed at office before holiday is a kind of tiring. All but one coworker stayed at the office in the afternoon so the whole office was quiet. Left there before 8:00pm, drove to gym to workout for about one hour. It was a good one. Coming home, had dinner then went to bed around 11:30pm. Tomorrow is my day off, but why Japan office keep calling me even when I am in bed?!|
|4/22||Woke up at 6:00am, I guess going to bed early is a good thing. Since I do not have to go work today, I was preparing of going to workout at gym, then I got a text from a coworker. He just ruined my day. On the way going to the gym, a car in front of my stopped for right turn while the signal tells her it is good to go. People behind me honked so badly, I did a bit gentry. The silver Civic decided to retaliate by stopping there. I just cannot believe those drivers... Anyways, 1 hour workout at gym relieved the daily stress and I headed to go office to take care of my coworker's issue. Stayed there until 4:00pm then drove home. In the evening I got my home phone line fixed which was disconnected at AT&T's hub. Relaxed for the evening, just trying to catch up with everything, including putting up my calendar and wall clock. My life is finally getting back on track. Going to bed around 10:30pm.|
|4/23||[St. Louis airport was shut down after it was
damaged by a tornado]
Woke up at 7:00am, left home around 10:00am for two hour walk on a trail. Since I started the day like this, I did not use a car for a day. Come home around 12:30pm, then had lunch. Stayed in my apartment until 3:00pm then walked to the apartment office to confirm $80 credit will be reflected. Walked to Kroger to buy groceries and come back. I just could not resist buying of small cup of ice cream simply because having almost 90F day is too warm. Updating my blog for now. Spent evening easy, talked with my brother and dad. Going to bed around 11:30pm
Unagi Hitsumabushi, a gift from a Japanese guy visited the office. Yum...
|4/24||Woke up at 6:00am but stayed in the bed until 7:00am. Stretched my body and forced myself going to swim in the morning. Bought my lunch at Burger King before heading to the office. Stayed there until 2:00pm then drove to the airport to pick up a coworker who is coming from Japan. While waiting at the airport, I read very much every single articles in local newspaper, and called my friend in Wichita. Took him around the town but many places are closing early today since today is a Easter Sunday. Had dinner together at Chili's. Dropped him off at the hotel by 8:00pm, drove home. Relaxed for the evening. Tomorrow is Monday and another week is starting. Going to bed around 11:00pm.|
|4/25||Woke up around 2:30am once, maybe because it was
too warm. Got up at 6:00am, I guess I feel a lot better when I go bed early.
Drove to a hotel to pick up my coworker and headed to work. The day started
with warm, humid then stayed that way for the entire day. Took my coworker
for lunch and dinner, I gave up on working out today, for today only,
hopefully... Come home, took care of laundries and went to bed around
11:00pm again. I guess I will keep this way for a while.
|4/26||Woke up at 6:00am, drove to
work under cloudy sky. It looks almost promising on the rain but did not
fall for the entire day again. Stayed at the office whole day, letting my
coworker take care of the guest since I have been eating out so many times
for the last couple of days. Stayed until 8:00pm then headed out. Stopped by
at a gym to workout for 45 minutes then drove home. Stayed up until 11:00pm
then went to bed.
No SIM showed up just after news reporting of iPhone secretly tracking people, hmmm?!
|4/27||[Boeing's Phantom Ray took a maiden flight]
Woke up at 6:00am, another cloudy morning to start with. The temperature is already around 80s. Tried to cook lunch but ended up bad, so I just drove to the office. Went out with coworker for the lunch, had Tendon. Stayed at the office until 7:30pm and drove to gym for workout for about one hour. Coming home, ate canned soup then stayed up until midnight.
|4/28||[Tornadoes cause damages at
southern states of the U.S. more than 200 people reported dead]
Woke up at 6:00am, felt tired so I stayed in the bed until 7:00am. The temperature outside was 58F, so it was much cooler than last a few days. Drove on the road to the office, very much packed. Arrived at work and stayed until 6:30pm. I did not have to stay too long since Japan office is already closed for the week long holidays. Worked out at gym for about one hour, going to Kroger before coming home. I bought a pack of sushi for dinner among with other groceries. Stayed up late until midnight before going to bed.
|4/29||[Royal wedding of
Prince William and Kate Middleton]
Woke up at 6:00am, 53F in the morning. Cooler than yesterday. Drove to work and cruised the day. Had crawfish for lunch. Left office around 7:00pm then drove to LTF for workout. Drove home and relaxed for the evening. I found a couple of ways to waste my evening so I went to bed after midnight.
|4/30||Woke up at 6:00am, already in 70s. Stayed in bed
until 7:30am, then got up. Stretched my body, relaxed for the morning.
Decided to go swim so I arrived around 11:00pm and spent about 1 hour there.
Drove to post office to drop off DVDs from netflix, then to Office Depot to
buy my desk. I picked one which is very simple and easy to assemble. Drove
under pretty cloudy sky and come home, cooked lunch and assembled the desk
in the afternoon. Decided to go shop around 4:00pm for orange juice and
Driving under thick clouds, we like to have some rain for sure...
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