Journal

Project 365: Streak Broken

I started this year with a goal of taking a picture a day everyday. After 74 consecutive days, I failed. I stopped taking pictures because my X100s drank too much beer. It must have seeped in from a beer drenched finger causing the buttons to seize. For a few days I continued to shoot with my iPhone5 but stopped because it just wasn’t the same anymore. $300+ and two weeks later, I have the X100s back.

Its time for Project 365 to resume. Hmmm.... now it is more like Project 355.

Day Trip to Downtown

I’ve always had a love-hate relationship with Downtown LA. I love the food, the culture, and the entertainment, but HATE the traffic, one-way streets, parking scarcity. Today, I nearly got my car towed. I came back to the sight of two cops and a citation officer giving the tow truck the OK to haul my car away. Luckily, I was able to drive away with a $93 dollar parking ticket. Stupid LA!

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Lunch with Emma and Tempo

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Emma pressing the elevator alarm as we try to take a family picture

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The location where we our car was in the process of being towed

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Grand Central Market

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Bradbury Building

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Little Tokyo

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Getting out of Downtown LA.

Char and Friends

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Return to Yamashiro

My thoughtful brother gifted us an all expense paid dinner at Yamashiro for Birthiversary. Yamashiro is significant because I proposed to Hiroko there about 7 years ago. Thanks Kenny!

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Eastern + Western Medicine

It has been awhile since I have been so sick that I need to miss two days of work. I went to the doctor and spent $20 to be told something that I already know and that there is nothing I can do about it other than to rest and drink water. Tomorrow I will try to go back to work, so I took NyQuil and had an eastern healing technique called Cupping performed on me.


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