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    One track mind

    Yes i too have fallen into the mindset that i wish snow would just get here already.  I’ve been in constant communications with all friends about trips to mammoth, tahoe, utah, colorado, and even whistler again.  I can’t really say that i’m dying to go, because i’m dead broke at the moment, and i don’t need another expense to go along with all the other daily expenditures in my life.  I’m really trying to focus on working this month so that i can relax for at least 3 days in a row next year. I am enjoy the brisk weather we are having lately, even though fall is about a…

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    The more things change …

    … the more they stay the same. I have to admit this was one of my better thanksgiving weekend. I’ve had this holiday in the past to be very ghetto with the KFC dinner, to being by myself doing my own credit check. This year was nice that i could spend every day with all my friends and family. Thursday i spent the day, going for a run with my sister and koa, while making fun of jesse and all his WoWing and turkey cooking. Dinner was nice and uneventful with the Lao’s and the Chiembanchong’s together for another year. Friday afternoon was spent with Brian and Roland back at…

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    Extended Cousins Dinner

    The cousins from both my dad and mom’s side gathered for the first time for dinner at my sister’s house last night.  The wine flowed all night long along with the smoked cheeses, poker, and prime rib.  Too bad there was a miscalculation with the cook time due to the largeness of the piece of meat, so we didn’t get to eat until 10pm. To work it off this morning my sister and I took a run up Shady Canyon to visit all the rich people in their large mansions.  With more cousin kids on the way its a whole other world here in the heart of Orange County.  We…

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    Holiday Get Away

    Tonight is usually one of the funnest nights to go out.  Everyone from out of town is back in, and just ready to go drinking the night before they’re stuck with the family.  Thankfully i like hanging out with the fam, but it is nice to get together with the friends we don’t see very much of anymore.  I guess i’m really not going to be missing much since we had a little high school reunion last weekend for toan’s birthday, but still its so much.  Tonight i have to fight off traffic to make it down to my sister’s “cousins dinner” with my cousin ishya and billy coming down…

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    Life in a Box

    Costco sells what i’d like to refer as Religion in a box, its comes with a bible, cross, and some other stuff. Soon they’ll be a life in a box that you can purchase yourself for the low low price of $19.95. This one of a kind offer will be the hit of your next office white elephant gift exchange. Included will be a job that makes good money but leaves you utterly unmotivated, a relationship that will make you satisfied but comes with a set of rules that bring you both to some understanding where mutual fun is impossible. Finally it’ll top it off with a set of friends…

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    Life Revisited

    I finally got the pictures back from Janelle from Las Vegas. Even after seeing the pictures, i can’t believe how many people came up to me.  I felt special. Enjoy. On another note, i just realized how weak professional basketball players are. I mean Monday nights i play ball with a bunch of guys at the school gym near my house, and we play for a good two hours straight, with breaks only if there are more than eight players.  Where you have the NBA where the max in a normal game is 48 minutes, and thats only if you play every minute, plus they have player substitutions, time outs,…

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    Dizzyland

    Ok, i’ve had a lot of good times at Disneyland, but this night has to rank as one of the top ones.  Andrea was celebrating her 28th birthday and it was one not to be missed. This even on the only day i have ever known of Disneyland to be sold out.  The place was quite busy due to Veterans weekend, like 80 minute wait for space mountain, but in the end amazingly we got on all the major rides, watched the fireworks, and even caught the last showing of Fantasmic.  It was a bit slow due to the crowds, but at dinner it got a whole lot funner.  Janelle…

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    Wait was that Tommy Lee?

    Living out on the westside i’ve gotten accustomed to seeing Mercedez S classes outside my office, Ferrari’s outside my apartment, woman with the most obvious tit jobs at el pollo loco, and countless other greedy things that people need to make themselves feel good. This morning when Jonathan picked me up for work we drove by the Recording Studio across from my apartment and we could swear Tommy Lee was just walking around outside. Crazy how little i can care about all the celebrities just living their life around me. Don’t think you’re getting any special treatment if you’re behind me in line at Starbucks, you’re just going to have…

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    Election Day What? Who?

    My sense of reality is slightly coming back to me.  I did read that Saddam Hussein was sentenced to death, that the democrats have gained control of the House of Representatives, and that Mr. Spears will have to be looking for a new chick to get pregnant, i’m putting my money on Lindsay Lohan. Beyond that i have no idea what else is going on past five miles of WLA.  For once here at work we enjoyed the light workload that we’ve had for the past two weeks, and thankfully we did because it looks like i’m going to disappear once again. This time for about three months, but thankfully…

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    Bynum for MVP!

    … maybe in 2008. Last night i stayed in to catch the opening games of the NBA season, and was i surprised at what i saw. I was very interested to see how Mr. 19 year old Andrew Bynum would handle himself with his first NBA start, and i was thoroughly impressed.  He didn’t back down, posted up, rebounded, and passed out a few nice assist underneath the basket.  Odom owned the game, and hopefully when Kobe gets back, he’ll continue doing so. The first game made me remember that Dwayne Wade is still crazy good, hurt hand and all.  He drove down the lane, in between some defenders, and…