Monthly Archives: February 2009

SIFF; Sakura-con; Data Entry; Not Skiing

SIFF had a free screening, which we aren't obliged to attend but it's a free movie so we went. A Swedish(?) movie, a period piece movie, which I did not remember the name of. The story was about a mother … Continue reading

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Dubai?

Dubai Real Estate Bubble has Burst I've seen and heard a lot about Dubai in airline magazines and sites that talk about skyscraper and real estate development and I have yet to fathom why rich people want to live there. … Continue reading

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Digestion Issues

I went kayaking today and thanks to the 15 knots of wind got quite the workout on Lake Union. Thus I was quite hungry for lunch and ate quite a lot at Agua Verde, home of the all you can … Continue reading

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Crystal Mountain Skiing

Crystal Moutain February 14, 2009 Originally uploaded by ochawan Hitomi's been bugging me to go skiing recently. There are a couple of excuses that have kept me away from the mountains. Mostly it has been not having a good car … Continue reading

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Cycle U Test; Vancouver

Although I've been feeling much stronger cycling this year my test today seemed to indicate, in terms of wattage, I'm about the same as I was end of last year. I did do better on a 5 minute test, about … Continue reading

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Latex Foam Mattress, A Primer

Latex foam mattresses have been around a long time. They are now very popular in Europe and becoming more popular in the United States. Positive: Long lasting (20-40+ years), offers support similar to memory foam, hypoallergenic, made with natural materials … Continue reading

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Playstation 3 & Resident Evil

In Japan, Hitomi bought a Mizuki Nana live Blu Ray disk in Japan and I promised to get her a player once we returned home. Amazon.com had a refurbished PS3 (40GB) for about $300 and I got one. A comparable … Continue reading

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