News and Notes
« Wed.07.14.1999 »
Today is my father's birthday. He is just one year away from the magical
50, when life starts to go downhill.
I finally have my PC back, after 29 days of being forced to use a
Macintrash. I've decided that this computer will get a one-year reprieve
from the execution it was supposed to get this summer.
My Friday bus shift this week will be the 8-hour Northwood, from 5 pm to 1
am. I wanted a Commuter run, but that'll wait for next Friday.
As promised, more summer of '89 stuff: On July 12, my uncle and I visited
several important San Diego landmarks, including the world-famous zoo, the
Coronado Bay, and Cabrillo National Monument, the southwesternmost point
in the continental United States. On July 13, we went to Tijuana, Mexico,
just across the border. I purchased a cheesy $5 toy ukelele from a street
vendor, while my uncle went for the good stuff -- tequila. After returning
to California, we spent the afternoon at Jack Murphy Stadium watching the
Chicago Cubs paste the Padres, 7-3. July 14 was the day when I was
transferred to my aunt back in Santa Ana; I didn't really do too much on
the 14th, save the drive from San Diego to LA. (to be continued) ...