my life

i’m a warriors fan and enjoying their recent success after watching years of deplorable success with players like alton lister and kevin pritchard. i have my second electric car. i recently put a deposit in for the new tesla model 3 car but was disappointed at the interior and potential for problems since it’s the first model year of that car. i grew up near my parents and my kids grew up near their great-grandparents which is fantastic because i grew up far from extended family.

my rides

toyota mr2

geo prizm

volkswagen passat

bmw z3

volkswagen gti

bmw z4

audi s4

honda civic hybrid (ouch!)

ac transit van hool a300

the silver bullet

honda civic hybrid (again!)
vta gillig phantom 5813
chevy volt at-pzev

just one of the guys

he’s so laid back – just one of the guys. what would the video of bush and romney look like?

christmas too early?

christmas too soon?

your 2012 nl west champion giants

2012 San Francisco Giants NL West Champs

the giants clinched the nl west today. here are the guys turning into boys jumping and cheering. it’s amazing how they came together and went 25-9 after losing melky to the drug suspension. the dodgers took on $200 million in contracts and played terrible the rest of the way. they are 11 games behind the giants as of tonight.

panda and pagan are celebrating a little close here:

Pablo Sandoval and Angel Pagan are a little close

lyss and i were so inspired by the giants performance this season, we went to the mvp batting cages in san jose and tried to rekindle past performances. we did some fast pitch softball at 45mph ¬†and 55mph, along with baseball at 55mph and 65mph. oh man – we’re going to be sore tomorrow after all the hitting and missing. mostly missing. it’s still nice to see my former irvington 1st baseman hitting the ball, especially while wearing jeans.

how does isaac hit at 75mph? how do major league players hit 90mph? unbelievable.

ed and lyss at the batting cage

the giants fans finished off with some gangnam style.

even hardcore dodgers fans are supporting the giants push to the championship by making modest monetary contributions.

steve and jake supporting the giants payroll

the space shuttle fly’s by


a future in science


or maybe as a detective? or a peeping tom? paleontologist? qa engineer? burning bug technician?

samsung mocks apple in courtroom, commercial

some part of me is thinking about getting an android phone. they have some cool hardware and also i can hack around the OS a little bit more. i’m still a mac guy for a computer but the iphone seems a little limiting in some aspects.

i also found out that new hires can opt to get a mac instead of a thinkpad. fml.

the hornit delivers

this is kinda like the loud horn that lyss wants to get, but for a bike.

the great orator mitt “r-money” romney

for my ohio and florida family:

i’m terrible with housework

the giants have pride


despite the cool weather, the daughter and I are throwing down some ice cream this filipino heritage night.