January 2001

Summary: New Year's with Patrick, Patrick starts working at wcities, the house is almost completely done getting set up.

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Mon Jan 1, 2001

A quiet day at home with Patrick. Coffee at Starbuck's West Portal with Patrick in the evening.

Tue Jan 2, 2001

Errands: drop off movie rentals, pick up Patrick's paycheck. Lunch at The Olive Garden. Dinner at Lakeside Cafe. Bought computer cables online.

Wed Jan 3, 2001

Jambalaya and other leftovers for lunch.

Thu Jan 4, 2001

Patrick interviews for and gets a job at wcities.com. He's a part-time copy editor for web content. He starts on Tuesday the ninth. Installed rear speaker shelves and wiring. Starbucks for coffee in the evening. Grocery shopping at Tower Market.

Fri Jan 5, 2001

Frank cleans up the garage, installs bike hooks. Patrick goes to Jumpin Java. Salmon for dinner at home.

Sat Jan 6, 2001

Breakfast with Brian and Kelly and Patrick at Port Cafe. Coffee with Aaron and Patrick at Jumpin Java. Pot roast for dinner at home.

Sun Jan 7, 2001

Worked on the Qube 3 configuration.

Mon Jan 8, 2001

Worked on the Qube 3 configuration.

Tue Jan 9, 2001

Patrick's first day at wcities. New IBM telephone arrives.

Fri Jan 12, 2001

Joan Jett arrives. Touch of Evil at Castro Theater with Patrick.

Sat Jan 13, 2001

Visited Lani, Rob, and Jeremy. Noodle house for lunch. Visited Eric, Maia, Kashi, and Rosebud. Tied House for dinner.

Sun Jan 14, 2001

New Manor for breakfast. El Toreador for lunch. Grocery shopping at Tower Market. Remounted the computer in the rack.

Mon Jan 15, 2001

Did research for buying a computer.

Tue Jan 16, 2001

Watched Run Lola Run on DVD with Patrick.

Wed Jan 17, 2001

Took a bath.

Thu Jan 18, 2001

The power went out at 11:10 am for about an hour - the first time for us in California's power crisis of 2001. Patrick returned movies and picked up photos. The Picasso chair arrived today. Frank goes to the doctor for the first time after moving to San Francisco. Coffee at Starbuck's. Dinner at Fuzio. Watched Casablanca at Castro Theater with Patrick.

Fri Jan 19, 2001

Bought a computer from hdnw: AMD K7 Duron 800 MHz CPU ($99.99), 1.44 MB floppy drive (13.99), 128 MB 168-pin PC-133 SDRAM 133 MHz (75.99), 46.1 GB IBM 07N3931 ATA100 7200 RPM hard drive (169.99), 50X Asus CD-S500 INT IDE cdrom drive (59.99), Creative SoundBlaster Live Value PCI (53.99), ABit KT7ARA ATA100 with RAID motherboard (175.99), free shipping. About $650.

Sat Jan 20, 2001

Helped Patrick make a mix tape for Daniel: Grenouille Musique 2001.

Sun Jan 21, 2001

Grocery shopping at Tower Market. Otherwise stayed home nursing a sore throat.

Mon Jan 22, 2001

Worked on my resume some more. Signed up with monster.com. Mom and Dad came to visit.

Thu Jan 25, 2001

Watched Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon at the Sony Metreon with Patrick. Patrick's first time to the Metreon.

Fri Jan 26, 2001

Watched The Mummy on DVD with Patrick.

Sat Jan 27, 2001

Visited the John Cage exhibit (and others) at the Palace of the Legion of Honor with Patrick.

Sun Jan 28, 2001

Super Bowl party at Brian and Kelly's with Patrick, Ross, Terry, Randy, Bobby, Chris and others whose names I don't recall. Dinner at Jitra.

Mon Jan 29, 2001

Completed the rack mount setup. Grocery shopping at Tower Market.

Tue Jan 30, 2001

Finished installing applications.

Wed Jan 31, 2001

Job hunting.