World Cup Soccer: I have now watched three World Cupper soccer matches, and that was enough for me to recognize that my opinion on soccer was not based on personal experience but rather from ignorance and naivety. World Cup Soccer is fun to watch. The stakes are high; the players are passionate and emotional; the [...]
Archive | June, 2006
June 30, 2006
June 18, 2006
* Bun of the Day:The NBA season is over and Steve Nash still can’t stop his perennial mimicking of Bunzo D. Clown, who by the way, doesn’t mess around.
June 16, 2006
Before heading for vacation in Japan and Taiwan, newly doctored Dr. Vivian Tang met Ashwini and I for dinner at Nathalie Thai. While enjoying some interesting conversation and delicious Thai cuisine, Ashwini spotted quite possibly the greatest sports hero of our generation: Lakers sharp-shooting point guard, Smush Parker. After a few moments debating whether Ashwini [...]
June 12, 2006
Three weeks ago I drove to Sacramento to attend the wedding of Ralph Herbst and Erin Scoggins, who you might remember from several years of mayhem at UC Santa Barbara. I had never been to Sacramento, regretfully even while Steve lived there, but of course you must understand my fundamental opposition to visiting any land [...]
June 10, 2006
* Ridiculous Item of the Day: Clearly, the web designers of the UCLA Health Care FAQ have not taken Marygrace’s “Embracing Diversity” seminar series. Alternatively, they are stupid.
June 9, 2006
As everyone knows, bulimia nervosa serves as a disease model for a variety of physiological problems associated with improper nutritional intake. From 1.1 to 4.2 percent of females have bulimia nervosa in their lifetime, and involves routine binge eating followed by attempts to rid their bodies of the excess food (most commonly vomiting). Because of [...]
June 8, 2006
* Bun of the Day: Courtesy of this coffee dispenser.
June 7, 2006
When all is lost, it’s refreshing to know we weren’t dorks in junior high. Of course, we have our parents, their wardrobe decisions, and the unquestionable coolness of the early 1990s to thank for that. Also making a guest appearance in the background: Lenora Petroff-Tobler and Bethany Pauter.
June 6, 2006
I like ping pong.J’aime le ping pong.J’aime la ping pong.J’aime la ping pong?Do you want to play J’aime la ping pong?Do you want to play J’aime?Do you want to J’aime?J’aime?
June 5, 2006
I’m in the shower!Hubbana shower!Hubbana hubbana shower!Hubbana hubbana Hubbana hubbana shower!I’m gonna take a hubbana hubbana shower!I’m gonna take a hubbana hubbana shieber!I’m gonna take a hubbana hubbana. I’m gonna take a hubbana.I’m gonna take a hubs.Hubs. Coming soon to a journal near you: the evolution of “J’aiming”.