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Entries from January 2004

Old man winter has really hit now. Since Sunday, …

January 28th, 2004 · No Comments

Old man winter has really hit now. Since Sunday, we’ve had a wintry mix of heavy snow and freezing rain. My back’s starting to hurt from having to shovel the driveway almost every day. The nice thing about it though is that Aileen feels sorry for me and gives me a back rub [...]

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One of the things I always make sure to buy when I…

January 22nd, 2004 · No Comments

One of the things I always make sure to buy when I go to Manila is buy new alternative OPM music - lots of it. I’ve always liked listening to Philippine music “on the edge” since the days of WXB102 with the likes of The Dawn, Identity Crisis, Dean’s December, Betrayed, Urban Bandits, and [...]

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It’s official - The Lord of the Rings: Return of t…

January 20th, 2004 · No Comments

It’s official - The Lord of the Rings: Return of the King is now my favorite trilogy of all time. Taken as a collective whole, it’s better and more enjoyable than Back To The Future, Indiana Jones, Star Wars, and yes, even the Godfather. Will this set a precedent on how to do [...]

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Today marks a milestone as my lovely wife turns 30…

January 16th, 2004 · No Comments

Today marks a milestone as my lovely wife turns 30. Like a fine wine though, she just keeps getting better with age. It must be starting to affect her mind a little bit though, as she accidentally placed herself on call today while she was doing the call schedule last month!
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After a very long and relaxing vacation in Manila,…

January 15th, 2004 · No Comments

After a very long and relaxing vacation in Manila, we’re now back here in Pittsburgh. Nothing like being with family and friends during the holidays. For some reason, Christmas and New Year is just so different in the States compared to Manila. There’s just more of that holiday spirit, at least for [...]

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