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Tuesday, June 29, 2004

Working like a dog again...

..nothing has changed. I'm still working on multiple print projects. For the past few weeks, I've been working on more web design work. I really can't complain, since I've always wanted to do more web work.

I know I'm way behind on the web wave, but am swimming really hard to try to catch up to it. I really would like to get more into CSS. I've been doing websites in CSS already when it comes to the text. I have yet to learn to do complete layouts all in CSS without any tables. Now...that's some powerful shit!

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Monday, June 28, 2004

Big Bunny

bigbunny2I like bunnies. I don't own a bunny as a pet, but I seem to have a thing for bunny cartoons.

The latest is Big Bunny. Big Bunny is a giant pink carnivorous rabbit that lives in the forest. I find myself playing the episodes over and over again. One particular one that I keep on playing is the Episode 2, "Vegetables", where Big Bunny tells the children a story about the Turnip King. Big Bunny always has a story to tell the children. Little do the "tasty" and "tender" children know, Big Bunny has bigger plans for them.

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Friday, June 25, 2004

Progress report

It's been over a week since I got the pedometer. I've been pretty much reaching my 10,000 steps/day goal. It's actually not that bad. With the house being the size that it is...it's pretty easy for me to reach almost half of that just walking around all day.

Nancy, Walt & I have been going out for walks pretty consistently after dinner. Since it's been averaging over 100 degrees during the day, night time is the best time for us to walk. We usually walk around the neighboring developments to check out their front yards. We even sometimes bring the dogs along with us so they can get their exercise as well. We're not speed walking, but at least we doing something.

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Wednesday, June 23, 2004

New front yard

front_yardHere is a picture of our new front yard. Since there are only a limited number of plants that would survive in the Vegas heat, we had to be really selective on what we choose. This front yard was a group effort by the family and our work has totally paid off. The lantana flowers are doing great!

bourganvillaI think the yard kind of has a story book look to it. I am in search of a frog with a fishing pole to put on the wishing well. We also installed spot lights and low lights for night time. I will have to take a picture of that and post it soon. Going up the sides of the arbor are some Bougainvillea vines. The red ones are just starting to bloom and they look amazing. The purple one is still recovering from the shock of being planted, so no blooms on that one yet. I did notice a bunch of new leaves, so at least that's a good sign.

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Friday, June 18, 2004

Monster

monsterpubgsmWe finally watched Monster last night on DVD. It was a pretty riveting movie. I can totally understand why Charlize Theron won best actress for her role. She did an excellent job portraying the role of a serial killer. Just think...she had to gain 30 lbs and sit in about 3 hours of make up to look the way she did. For the rest of us...all we have to do is simply wake up in the morning. Hah!

Oh yeah...Christina Ricci kinda looks like my Weather Pixie. Walt thinks she looks like human Anime.

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Tuesday, June 15, 2004

My latest purchase

360_pedI've been having my struggle for the past 7 years. It wasn't so bad when I lived in New York City, where you can basically walked anywhere you have to go. I never batted an eyelash walking from Wall St. to Macy's on 34th Street. Ever since moving to Diego, where most of the time, just simply going to the grocery store to pick up a few items meant getting into a car to drive. Hence the beginning of my struggle.

Since moving to Vegas, I've decided to face it. I went to Sports Authority on Saturday and purchased myself a Sportline Fitness Pedometer 360. My goal is to start slow and work myself to a minimum of 10,000 steps a day. As long as I can track my progress, it should provide me the motivation to keep it up.

I guess one of the advantages to living in Vegas is that the hot weather totally kills your appetite.

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