May 2017

Summary: Spain Trip with a subset of The Group With No Name.

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Mon 1

Breakfast at home: 3 mandarin oranges, one english muffin with cheddar cheese. Rode Uber Pool to UCSF Laurel Heights. Prepared an expense report. Forwarded a listserv request to Rodney. Missed and rescheduled my meeting with Cindy. Responded to Sara T's request about how to get colored boxes on pages on it.ucsf.edu. Updated the withdrawal and leave of absence page for Cindy. Followup with various tickets with IT. Filed pcard paperwork. Reported spam from Zoey Weaver at mondo.com again. Completed a minor content request for Katherine K. For lunch I wanted to eat at b on the go but it was closed. I then went to Limu and Shoyu but there were three people waiting for orders to be prepared, and there are only three seats inside. I ended at Eliza's and ate the lemon chicken lunch special which included hot tea and hot and sour soup. My fortunes (two in one): A great pleasure in life is doing what others say you can't. You will soon be honored by someone you respect. Announced and delivered logo and letterhead bundles. Chatted with Tom C from IT about broken icons on the software.ucsf.edu home page when viewed from within remote.ucsf.edu. Lots of calendar management. Rode Uber Pool home. Dinner at home with Patrick: capellini with marinara sauce, giant kidney beans, and sauteed asparagus; red wine; san pell. Sometime today I continued studying Spanish on Duolingo.

Tue 2

Breakfast at home: two hash browns, one sausage link, one slice of garlic rosemary toast with butter, two eggs scrambled with basil and garlic, 3 mandarin oranges. Rode Uber Pool to UCSF Laurel Heights. Along the way I continued studying Spanish on Duolingo. 1-on-1 with Eric. Today I created a makeshift standing desk out of faux leather storage cubes and boxes. Began preparing expense report. Caught up on email. UCSF shuttle from Laurel Heights to Parnassus. Lunch from Panda Express: Panda Bowl with chow mein and honey walnut shrimp, ate in front of Kalmanovitz Library. My fortune: A financial investment will yield returns beyond your hopes. Met Zoraida Q who started yesterday. PharmD current students microsite structure meeting with Cindy. We also chatted about Spain. UCSF shuttle from Parnassus to Laurel Heights. Education digest html email build. Rode Uber Pool to the Castro. Drinks and appetizers at Cafe Flore with Phil and Drew. Dinner at Eureka with Phil, Drew, and Wayne: aside from drinks, we shared scallops, marinated shrimp, corn bread, fish of the day, collard greens, bread pudding a la mode: $31.10 each after tip.

Wed 3

Patrick prepared breakfast at home: two eggs over easy, two hash browns, bacon, one slice of garlic-rosemary bread with butter. Rode Uber Pool to UCSF Laurel Heights. Along the way I continued studying Spanish on Duolingo. Sprint standup. Education digest html email newsletter build all day in Email on Acid and Mailchimp. Lunch at b on the go: tuna melt, water. Rode Uber Pool home, ordering Uber Eats on the way. Dinner at home with Patrick: delivery from Patxi's Pizza (Irving): deep dish, regular crust pizza with basil and roasted garlic; butter leaf lettuce salad; San Pell prickly pear (Patrick) and blood orange (me).

Thu 4

Breakfast at home: leftover pizza. Rode Uber Pool to UCSF Laurel Heights. Along the way I continued studying Spanish on Duolingo. Sprint standup. Letterhead followup, including phone chats with Erika. Helped Lucia resolve a problem with the secure data drive. Education digest html email newsletter build. Identity retheme styling. Lunch at Rigolo: chopped salad, water. Rode UberX with Eric to MCB for the Drupal Users Group meeting. Drinks with Jordan, John K, Eric G, and Eric D at Wooden Nickel (where Truck used to be). We were met late by Dana, who recently joined John's team as a project manager. Rode Uber Pool home. Dinner at home with Patrick: Green Chef barbecue chicken with bulgur wheat, yellow summer squash, cucumber salad; san pell. Watched Twin Peaks s2:e6 on Netflix instant watch with Patrick.

Fri 5

Breakfast at home: quiche lorraine from frozen, sliced apple, chai for me, instant coffee for Patrick. Rode Uber Pool to UCSF Laurel Heights. Along the way I continued studying Spanish on Duolingo. Sprint standup. Calendar management. Identity retheme work. Rode UberX to a doctor appointment. Lunch at The Pub: cheddar cheeseburger with mushrooms, sweet potato fries, water: $11.39. Rode Uber Pool to UCSF Laurel Heights. Chatted with Eric about the Education digest html email template. PharmD Current Students microsite work. Rode Uber Pool to Shotwell House. Cinco de Mayo with Sandip, Steven, Wayne, Paul, Phil, Drew, Danny. Romy arrived very late. Phil prepared taco fixins with self-standing taco shells, steamed tortillas, taco salad shells. Cake. Rode UberX home. Recently finished watching Sicario (2015) on Amazon downloaded Prime Video. Recommended.

Sat 6

Continued studying Spanish on Duolingo. Brunch: Green Chef korean shrimp noodle bowl with sautéed veggies, pickled radishes; prickly pear san pell. (I omitted the ssamjang sauce.) Watched Twin Peaks s2:e7 on Netflix instant watch with Patrick. Nap. Watched Twin Peaks s2:e8 on Netflix instant watch with Patrick. Dinner at home with Patrick: leftovers.

Sun 7

Can't recall what I ate for brunch. Continued studying Spanish on Duolingo. Recharge Medical web work: some small stylesheet fixes. Tried setting up a second set of shelves in the garage but discovered that I had the wrong size of screws. Postponed this work for now. Watched La La Land (2016) on Netflix DVD with Patrick. Recommended. Packed for the forthcoming Spain trip. Dinner at home with Patrick: shells and cheese with corn and peas from frozen, red wine. Dessert: two small chocolate chip cookies from frozen each and milk for me. Watched Superstore s2:e22 on Hulu with Patrick. Whoa, quite a season finale. Caught up on journaling.

Mon 8

Breakfast at home: oatmeal with diced gala apple, cinnamon, milk. Rode Uber Pool to UCSF Laurel Heights. Along the way I continued studying Spanish on Duolingo. Sprint standup. Minor edit regarding the Technical Standards Requirement page for Cindy and Joel. PharmD Current Students microsite linkcheck sweep all day. Lunch at Picnix Bistro: five-spice chicken with rice and soup of the day: chicken, rice, and tomato; hot water. Errands. Microsites work: Calpoison, SMDC. Followup with other microsites: Staff Wellness Group. Followup with Cindy about the Background Checks and Drug Screens page. Followup with Kevin L about Wells Lab website being down. Prepped for menu styling work. Logos work: plancomm cmyk. Rode Uber Pool home. Along the way I continued studying Spanish on Duolingo. Dinner at home with Patrick: Green Chef fajita polenta torta with sautéed veggies, tomatillo salsa, pickled veggies; red wine for me, black cherry Zevia for Patrick. (Zevia bothers me but not Patrick.) After dinner we watched YouTube: trailers for Blade Runner 2049 and Wonder Woman as well as a summary and outtakes for Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) in preparation for seeing Guardians of the Galaxy 2 (2017) tomorrow night.

Tue 9

Continued studying Spanish on Duolingo. Rode Uber Pool to UCSF Laurel Heights. Breakfast from The View Cafe: egg and cheese on english muffin, chai tea latte. 1-on-1 with Eric. Styling work: PharmD new breadcrumbs and multilevel menus, identity retheme. Lunch at Starbucks: chicken pesto sandwich, london fog chai tea latte. Errand: hardware store. Rode Uber Pool to Alamo Drafthouse New Mission for dinner and Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 with Patrick. Devil's Canyon root beer for Patrick, airmail for me, popcorn, cow burger, cobb salad. Rode UberX home.

Wed 10

Rode Uber Pool to UCSF Laurel Heights. Along the way I continued studying Spanish on Duolingo. Sprint standup. Styling work: PharmD secondary (right-column) nav. Prep for Servint transition to CP. Lunch at Picnix: salmon and rice with side salad, hot water. Prep for orgchart work. Susie gave me a ride home. Dinner at home with Patrick: spaghetti carbonara. Chatted online with Lani and Jeanne.

Thu 11

Vacation begins. Breakfast at home with Patrick: leftover torta and vegetables with eggs over easy, sausage links, toast with butter. Cut my hair, showered. Rode Muni and BART to Oakland Airport. Norwegian Air flight to LGW then BCN.