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Month: February 2008

strange things are afoot at the circle of K

strange things are afoot at the circle of K

Once again my life has taken an unexpected dramatic turn. I am reminded of the Chinese saying my father told me two years ago in a similar situation – “May you live in interesting times.” Things got real interesting Saturday – and the fallout is coming day by day. I must have made a mistake somewhere if I could let someone I didn’t know nine months ago have so much power over me today. I guess I(and maybe we)’ll be…

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silly celly

silly celly

The Monday before this one (before I fell ill) I discovered a Check Engine Light lighting up my life. I went to AutoZone to see what the code was – “Low Emmisions leak – very small.” This is apparently the infamous Mazda6 “loose gas cap” code – so I decided not to do anything about it until my next oil change/service (in a few weeks). Yesterday – the CEL vanished. Good thing too – it was bugging me that I…

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sickening

sickening

For what seems like the first time in a very long time I’ve fallen ill. I think the worst of it is over now, thanks to timely gifts and cooking from those that I love. I received a “care package” from mom yesterday and a valentines day gift from Beverly of an LCD photo-frame. She had been commenting lately about how I take an extraordinary amount of photos just to get one good shot. Well, now I can fill this…

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11th hour

11th hour

On the last day of January Beverly and I headed to UCLA Anderson School of Business to watch the documentary 11th Hour. It wasn’t a very convincing argument for the “turning point” (Mr. Gore would prefer I say “tipping point” I’m sure) our society has on it’s hands. The film featured dozens of interviewed scientists (some well known such as Stephen Hawking) and government officials and was narrated by Leonardo Dicaprio (who also produced the film). After the film there…

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