hey, it's wednesday already! half the week gone ahhhh... where does time go...
after the best day ever, i had another day(s) of awesome stuff!
friday, i went to night in china town to celebrate the year of the snakesssssss! first, dinner at my favorite place, hong kong noodle.
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in a few months i am going to be very sad. the owners are retiring and a new owner will take over... i'm sure the food will still be good but the atmosphere will be different. can't go in any more and have cecilia ask if i'm having "the usual" or chit chat about her grand kids and work. even my parents have been eating there since before i was born... before they were even married! but it's all for the best, really happy for them to enjoy retirement. :)
i was with yummiestars and we walked all around china town, watching different kung fu clubs blessing the shops. i love the sounds of the different clubs and the different colored lions. and fireworks. looooove the fireworks. chinese new year, yo... so they use the real stuff. loud and red and smoky. i ran into a lot of people i knew. great to see old and new friends. celebration always brings people together. ^^ still sorting through pictures of the night, but here are a few to get started with:
(i ran into the great and infamous sau again!)
(R & Doug making *kawaii-peace-sign!*)
after walking, we went to hang out with some other friends at five ocean until midnight.
and then i got home and passed out after another 24 day, lol. sooooo much for new year resolutions!
on saturday, i biked back to cultural plaza to peruse the booths. i bought a cool opera mask, a bracelet, and a narcissus plant. then i biked to punahou carnival for lunch/dinner... gyros!!! i also walked through the white elephant tent but didn't see anything to strike my fancy. i biked home the short way... up and over auwaiolimu street. ugggggh... i really dislike hills. >___< but i made it! go legs, go!
when i got home i was thinking, oh good, shower, make a quick snack and then four hours to snooze before work. but i got called in early again. it was like a cartoon moment- where a spoon of jook was half way to my mouth and i stopped to answer the phone and then the jook never gets finished. haha.
so that was the end of my fun awesome weekend!
work has been uneventful (except that i've been doing more phlebotomy than usual, but that's ok, i could use the practice), school has been junky (except for lunch at 220 grille ;9 ), and research has been making progress (hopefully moving on to carbon dioxide assays if we can locate a regulator for the gas tank we have).
that's all for now!
for today's music selection i wanted to share walk 'em with grace by the get up kids, but it's a bonus track on there are rules and can't find a video or link for it. :( sowwwie, guess you'll have to itunes or amazon preview it. instead, you get keith case (because i share rememorable, my favorite song, too often!)
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