Tuesday, August 22, 2006

Surfing: The perfect antithesis to working in an office

I am always concerned about the amount of time I spend sitting in a chair staring at a computer. I have made several visits to a chiropractor to help with shoulders that have started to hunch forward. I have gained unneccessary weight due to the sitting (uh, and laziness when I get home), and I hate the lack of fresh air.

I went surfing on Sunday. I noticed how great I felt arching my back on the board, stretching my arms to their full capacity while paddling, feeling cold water running through my hands, and generally grinning the entire time. I realized that this was the perfect antithesis to working in an office.

Thursday, August 10, 2006

A New Treat

I love snowcones and today, I ate a raspado for the first time. They make them down the street from where I work in Redwood City, at a place called "Sweet Stop". Raspados are from Mexico and they consist of shaved ice, a layer of fresh fruit syrup, another layer of ice and a topping of more fresh fruit syrup...with condensed milk drizzled on top. Mine was raspberry and mango. I couldn't believe how good it was.

This is my brother: