Friday, October 14, 2005

Mt Si... here I come

I've decided that I like hiking Mt Si... near North Bend... the last city you pass as you are heading East down I90 into the Mountains from Seattle... the climb is a few thousand feet... over four or so miles... James and I were very happy to make it up and back down in just under two hours. Today I speed walked 2 laps around green lake in just under an hour (5 miles). which is about twice my normal walking speed. then we went for a ride up at TapeWorm (just at the top of the hill.) although I was pooped by the time we went for the bike ride... it was alot of fun... and I hope I can keep up with the phisical work. Scott told me the other day that I need to come up with a 10 year plan... and then break it into two separate 5 year plans... I think the Idea should be continued with 2.5... 1.25... .625... and so on until it leads me to a conclusion of what I need to do now... which seems to be the most practical idea for me... so far the Idea leads me to think I need a short term job... and a plan for a PHD... but that is really something that needs more thinking... apparently just planning on studying AI engines based around game theory isn't enough.

Tuesday, October 4, 2005

Over the Mountains and back again...

Well, This past month, I've been moving all of my stuff over to Ellensburg from Renton... and I just realized that I don't want to live with the people I'm moving in with... I mean, they put up a great front... and can hide their problems from people who aren't living with them... but between the stuff I'm missing (T-shirts... wool socks... 2GB RAM...), their lack of monetary common sense, and the apparent drug problem which I have recently become aware of... I think it's time I take my leave... lucky for me, my friends are willing to help me out in my time of need... and give me somewhere to live in exchange for... well, they request nothing... so I will just see to it that they benefit from me living in their basement. the room they have given me works... although I don't think I can honestly call it nice... you see, the house is about 100 years old (literally) and has seen better days... in fact I feel that any type of earthquake would bring it down... so I have an escape plan laid out. now all I have to do is hope I don't need to attempt to execute it. however... aside from a messy room mate... things are good here... and I feel that these people not only are better to live with than Roy and Joy... but they are also more ambitious... and reliable... and trustworthy... and yea... they're cool too!

Monday, September 26, 2005

my muscles hurt alot

yesterday we hiked up a 2700 ft mountain... rode our bikes 2 miles on tapeworm... which is a really technical trail... and ran a little over a mile... today i finished cleaning out my old apparttment, and i'm getting ready to finish moving to ellensburg! we've decided that sunday is a good day for James Tiffany and I to over-exhert ourselves... and in keeping with it... we're going to climb tiger mountain next weekend... and go hiking/fishing/sailing in tahuya in a couple weeks... life is good... and soon enough I'll be in really good shape!

Sunday, September 11, 2005

Rock slide on the pass!

today Roy and I were driving out to Sqwimm... out at the mouth on the Hood canal... north end of the olympic penninsula. we left at 10AM to descover that I-90 was closed due to a rock slide! 3 girls on their was home from the gordge were killed... We had to bo back around and up to Steven's pass. which was a great scenic drive, but took us 8 hours to go around due to the large volume of traffic on the road. It turns out that when snoqualmie pass is shut down, half of the state of washington goes into gridlock... but I guess that it didn't help to have weekend traffic heading back into seattle as well as traffic from rodeo weekend and a concert at the gordge. I got to witness the first time that roy saw his brother and sister in years... and it was an enjoyable time for all.

Thursday, September 8, 2005

What's it Tahuya!

James and I went fishin out on the hook of the hood canal... but we didn't catch any fish... we think we should go back in october when the salmon are going up stream... it was nice to meet his parents, sister, and nieces... and we got to row the boat around in the canal... Tahuya is a beautiful area... I can't wait to go back

Wednesday, July 13, 2005

I'm Leaving...

I'm leaving on a jet plane, don't know when I'll be back again... well, hopefully this weekend... I get to fly to Las Vegas, to rent a U-Haul and drive back to Seattle... so it should be an interresting journey. we leave at 10 AM the 13th... which is later this morning/tomorrow... anyway, I'll be on the road again soon!

Sunday, July 10, 2005

Long weekend is comming to an end.

This past weekend was quite exciting. The Gorge was the most beautiful place in the world, but they didn't allow digital cameras... so I don't have pictures to share... but I need to get the train ride, and back in Seattle pictures up... Tonight, I look forward to Jamming with Jason, and hitting the town with Tiffany!

Friday, July 8, 2005

Tiffany and Warped Tour!

Today I took tiffany out for some coffee and a sunset walk though downtown Renton and down the cedar river trail to Lake Washington. It was quite the romantic time, and I enjoyed out conversations about... nothing in particular. Although I felt myself talking her ear off once or twice, she kept laughing and I think she was happy to get out of her appartment. It was all I could hope for I suppose, for a short walk with coffee. Now, we (Anthony, Ricci, and I) leave for the Warped tour at The Gordge. We drive over the cascades through snoqualmie pass to Ellensburg. There we crash with Roy and Joy for the night, and continue 30 miles to our destination. The show should be good with 57 bands, and lots of drinks!

Thursday, July 7, 2005

oh la la, a Lady friend...

Today, Tiffany (who I met on the train) is getting to Seattle, and I hope to sweep her off her feet, show her the city, and score some points... although I have the most trouble reading her signals, I hope for something kinda special, but I will still have to see.

Monday, July 4, 2005

Happy 4th of July!

The fireworks were amazing! apparently Indians are allowed to buy commercial land, and declare it an indian reservation while they own it. This allows them to build casinos, and launch off all the fireworks they want. The sky was covered with flashes of all colors. I chose a spot right on top of Renton hill, which is the hill right next to mine to the West. We hiked up the hill (400 ft Vertical climb), where we could see Bellevue, ENE... Boeing Plant, NNE... Seattle shows N... Skyway NNW... and Seatac NW... in between each of the main firework shows were skattered flares and booms... all night the sounds of distant noises rang as we headed south into Maple Valley for a party out in the Sticks... As we got up higher (a steady climb as we move SE toward the cascade mountains) we could smell all of the smoke, and a fog started covering the road. We enjoyed a band playing and some good old "plastic cup politics," so to speak, until we were ready to retire.

Friday, July 1, 2005

Back in the Swing

I got to play my bass again today, and saw Anthony, Ricki, Ashley, and Mom (tiffany) today... I found out that Jessica and Krispy both moved out, but at the same time, this means that I can cut my rent in half after september. I was kinda thinking that I will go to Central Washington in January... and I will go to South or North Seattle Comm Col in Sept... I am looking for a Job tomorrow.

Wednesday, June 29, 2005

Home sweet home in Seattle...

I'm back home in Seattle... and getting settled in. I went over to Ellensburg, and saw Roy and Joy... The drive was great! I just took I-90 East from Seattle into the Mt Baker Snoqualmie National Forest... up and around Snoqualmie Pass... next to Keechelus Lake (Elevation:2516ft)... Kachess Lake (Elevation: 2253ft)... and Cle Elum Lake (Elevation:2224ft)... which are the main water supply East of the Mountains (in the desert), and contains hydro-electric power plants. Continue down the other side of the mountains along the Yakima River, and south east of Lookout Mountain, to ellensburg (Home of Central Washington University.) When we got there, Roy took James and I North up Reecer Creek RD about 10 miles to the North end of the Kittitas Valley... turns into FR 35... goes about 10 or so miles up steep grades, and a cliff side one-lane road. This is a hard drive for the faint of heart. The road continues for about another ten miles before you would be forced to use a trail to procede... however this is the furthest paved road that goes near the top of Table Mountain, at the south end of the Wenatchee National Forest. There you will look out across the jagged cliffs of the Cascade Mountains... The city of ellensbutg... the kittitas valley... and over to the dessert. We then went back into downtown E-burg and visited "the tav" (the tavern of choice.) It's good to see everyone again

Tuesday, June 28, 2005

People on the Train!

I've met alot of people on the train (as expected.) The first day I met a couple girls from Virginia who were going to Portland. (the empire builder splits in Spokane WA and goes to Seattle WA and Portland OR) Their names were Angel and Natalie... and they were moving out there. I met a Canadian guy who was going to Victoria BC, and I guy who was going to a Hostle in East Glacier south of Glacier National Park. I met a bunch of curious children who asked me all kinds of questions about my hair. When we were passing by the Mississippi River I had dinner with a Man fron Britain, and A student with his mother from Switzerland. It was an excelent conversation on why the Great plains are not dessert... and Glacial run-off creates the Missourri and Mississippi Rivers... and the Rocky Mountains create a Rainforest... Cedar and Red wood trees create rain... and similar places in Europe. I met an Amish man who was very impressed with my Laptop Computer, Digital Camera, Cellular phone, Cellular Internet, Optical Mouse, 1 GB memory card (although I somehow feel he didn't quite understand... other than a million copies of the bible...) I wasn't suprised to hear that he didn't see how these devices could run your life... but I was suprised that he didn't think his life style created a greater sence of community... although, that just kinda shows how we mis-understand eachother... I also directed a couple who was visiting family in Squim at the north end of the Olympic Penninsula. I've also met a Girl Tiffany who is moving to Seattle. She got off tonight in White Fish MT with Snoopy... but She met a friend of hers that she is going hiking with in Canada before she gets to Seattle... I'll meet up with here when she gets here, and take her for a tour of the City... and I hope down to the Oregon Country Fair... when we will pick up Angel in Portland. but the trip is going well, and should be fun.. later

Monday, June 27, 2005

On the train again...

Today I got on the train in Ann Arbor at 8:30AM, and traveled coach to Chicago on the Wolverine Express. In Chicago, I enjoyed free drinks and muffins in the Metropolitain Lounge (open only to people in the sleeping cars)... however, I walked down the street to a stand where a lady sold me two peaches, a cup of grapes and a cup of strawberries for $4. After enjoying a bit of my fresh friut and watched CNN for a bit ("State of Emergency" because of 2 shark attacks and rummy is still full of shit; I love that guy, hecracks me up every time) I switched to the Empire Builder, where I am traveling in first class all the way to Seattle... My roomette has seating and sleeping room for two, which means that I am very comfortable in my room. I'm on the first level of the train, which made me very happy because I didn't have to carry all my shit up the narrow stair way... although, I think that the view is better up stairs. Our lounge car was deemed unsafe, so it was replaced with a dinner car, which I imagine will be good enough, even though they won't have the movie... I think the children on the train are the only ones really put down by this development. I'm looking forward to the train ride, and I have a feeling that I'll start meeting people soon... considering the people across the hall just invited me to join them... so that being said... It's time to start drinking... as we get to Milwaukee

Friday, June 24, 2005

Goodbye Puff..

Today we all said goodbye to puff... and then he went away... I suppose it had to be done... so it's a sad day.

Thursday, June 23, 2005

In Michigan till...

I'm leaving to go back to Seattle on Monday the 27th of June. I think the trip will be even better now that I have a roomette in the sleeper car. It will be a great trip back to Seattle. I just got a new digital camera, and it works great! I've been taking lots of pictures and short videos of around the house, and I should have a video tour up on the site by the end of the month for sure...
About the site... is going to be done with initial construction by mid July. I need to finish my template classes, Database, and then the little details... I have the user login system, and I'm done with most of the flash site. It will be a sweet site when I'm done!

Sunday, June 19, 2005

The party was canceled... :,(

Yesterday, I couldn't get anyone to come out to Fenton for my kegger. I ended up canceling the party and just hanging around Troy for most of the evening. Too bad it seems like nobody wants to go out to the F***ing bar... oh well. I suppose this week will include alot of driving.

Sunday, June 12, 2005

The new cottage at Houghton Lake!

This weekend I took Anderson, McCoy, Satain and McGu up to Houghton Lake. It was exciting to see the new cottage, and everything is in perfect condition. Aunt Joanny came up with Dave and Dennis; while Doug and Aunt Liz came up by themselves. It was good to see Doug again. We shoveled dirt onto the driveway, and we mowed the lawn during the day, and even though we didn't play a game of Go, doug and I still performed unstructured Yogo style streaches on saturday evening on the lawn by the lake. We took the canoe out, and the seat caved in on me... oops (sorry Bill.) I suppose toward the end of the weekend Aunt Liz and I weren't seeing "eye to eye" exactly, but a little quarrel never hurt anyone... and overall, the weekend was a great time.

Sunday, June 5, 2005

In Michigan at Last!

I've arrived in Michigan, and I stayed on Scott's couch last night. I'll be happy to sleep in a bed tonight. I switched trains from the Empire Builder to the Wolverine Express in Chicago, and I must say that the two-floored super liners ride much better than the single-floored day trains. It was great to see the house again, but at first it was odd to not see Frizzlefry anymore. I miss that cat... just a bit. but it's ok, cause I'll get over it.

Friday, June 3, 2005

Long day of travel

Today... well, I would say that today and yesterday are pretty much the same day. The only thing keeping me sane on the train is the liqueor and people. Last night we found a group of kids heading to White Fish, Montana. We sat with them after we picked up the lounge car in Spokane. After a two or three hour nap, we decided that we were going to be unable to sleep... sleeping on the train in nearly impossible. Today is a day of watching Glacier National Park, Talking to Nine, Cassie, John, jack, and a number of people I've met around the train. Greg and I seem to be the life of the Party on the Empire Builder... and the Great Northern Railroad is our party spot!

Thursday, June 2, 2005

On the train!

Today, Greg and I rode the bus down to the train station in downtown Seattle. We made it to the station with just enough time to check a couple bags, get our tickets printed, and sit down for a drink. The beginning of the train ride took us up the puget sound, and across the rain forest through Steven's Pass in northern washington. After we made it down the other side of the mountain range, we saw our surrounding turn from rain forest to desert.

Tuesday, May 31, 2005

Getting ready for a trip!

Today, Greg, Elyse and I are going on the Seattle Underground tour... It'll be fun, and then I don't know what we'll do. We've been walking around the city for the past few days, and I think we've just about gone everywhere I can think of. Yesterday we just sat around most of the day, and skipped the folk festival. I figured this was the best time to start packing my bag for the train. I don't know yet how long I'll be in Michigan, but I hope I have a chance to go up and see the cottage. Anyway, the clouds returned yesterday, and it rained heard last night. It seems that NPR is currently my favorite radio, and TV sucks.

Saturday, May 28, 2005

Hot Days in Seattle A!


Greg and Elyse arrive into Seattle! We enjoyed a dinner at Naan 'n'
Curry (Pakistani and Indian) and then made our way up to Green Lake for
a sunset walk around the lake; a short trip down to the Whittworth house
to introduce Greg and Elyse to my Seattleite Family brings around the
end of the first day.


We found a $5 road bike for Greg to ride, and got some parts from REI
(Tube, Lights, etc.) and met up with Krispy and Anthony to go for a walk
down cedar river trail to Lake Washington; Meanwhile Elyse enjoyed a
novel at the apartment. We came home and went to pick up some food for
the apartment, so we don't have to eat out every night. We enjoyed some
spinach salad with Stir fried Shrimp and vegetables.


Greg and I went down to the Seattle waterfront to ride around the city,
and we found a bike trail which we followed out for six miles away from
the waterfront. Our total ride came out to be 12 miles by the end of
the day, and we met up with Elyse and a few previous room mates they had
before. shortly after, we separated again, I had to shower eat some
rice and beans for dinner, and went down to the house for a little R & R
I'm coming home on a train! I'm leaving June 2nd to ride home on a train
through Chicago to Ann Arbor on June 4th.


The pool opened! We started the day by visiting the pool for the first
time, and then Greg went to Take back the streets with Critical Mass ( A
bike ride around Seattle where a very large group of bicyclers pretend
that they are a funeral procession, and block the whole street as they
ride.) While Greg did that, Elyse and I went down to the house to meet
up with Jessica and Anthony, we went down to Capital hill, where Jessica
had some work done on her tattoo, but Elyse and I went for pizza. I
found this little place that had a great veggie pizza, which I was
surprised that I both ordered and enjoyed! plus we found a bar where we
were told to bring our own food. After the food, we went to walk off
the recently obtained calories while we went to West lake center (down
the hill, but the stores were closed) and Pike Market (also closed),
followed by the return trip back up. It turns out that five dollar bike
wasn't constructed very well, and a critical bolt used to hold the crank
arm on was simply not there. Greg ended up walking his bike half way
across capital hill to meet us at pike st. and I5 ( Interestingly
enough, the intersection is above the interstate). I was happy nobody
told me that we had temperatures as high as 100 degrees... good thing
for the waterfront...


Today we went back Downtown. We went to the waterfront to visit all the
little places that you walk to from the free parking... :) Ye old
Curiosity Shoppe, Ivars, the Piers, Pike Market, the Post Alley, Pioneer
Square, West Lake Shopping Center (all now open)... and almost the
underground tour... but no. We finished our day with a relaxing dip in
the pool... it was 88 degrees today! Good thing we were down by the
waterfront, or we would have felt it hard core, but we were in good
shape with the breeze coming off of Puget Sound.

Monday, May 2, 2005

Oops.. May Day

I guess I forgot to update my web log...
well, ironically I just read an article about how the first rule to a
successful web log is consistency...
I guess I'll have to remember more, and to get the update started...
As May Day passes, today was a great day, Mom called me as I was walking
around saltwater state park... which is really close, and you can hardly
tell that you are between two major cities... and just south of an
international airport...
well... almost...
anyway, we walked along the extremely rocky beach, and I stepped on a
few jelly fish to make them pop... it was fun... although I didn't bring
a camera, we did have one in the group... so somehow I'll have to get a
copy for the site...
I've also been taking pictures at our daily walks around different areas
that are close by.
We like walking to the Seattle sea front, Green Lake, and the Cedar
Creek Trail a lot...

The hills of Seattle look awesome! The streets are very steep, and the
view across Elliot Bay, Puget Sound, Foothills of, and off to the
Olympic Mountains. After a while I've been able to tell some of the
major features of the mountain range, and I can pick out Mt
Qweets(southern Peak) from Mount Olympus... and I think it would be
awesome to hike across the mountains... but that would be very hard...
so we'll see...

Just north of the waterfront, and just on the other side of the Space
Needle, is Gasworks Park. This park has a beautiful view of the city.
I'll have to be sure to finish off the camera for these pictures... The
park features a concrete waterfront, with several large grassy areas
around it. Union Bay wraps aroundthe park almost on three whole sides,
and completely around the concrete area of which I speak. The
"center-piece" for the park are these large rusty gas tubes with two
very large Blowers attaches... I believe there are decomissioned... but
at one time supplied gas to Seattle? I don't know...

Green Lake is by far the best place to walk in Seattle. This two and a
half mile concrete path allows for a scenic lap around the lake, or a
few laps on a bicycle, rollerblades, or skateboard. We all enjoy this
walk, and the surrounding park, and comunity is an excelent spot of any
group (and of coarse there is a Starbucks, Tullys, Seattle's Best, and
Big foot Coffee... in a row)
regardless, I also have some pictures I need to have done from a camera
from here too... the same one from above as a matter of fact.

The final and closest walk in along the Cedar Creek. This trail is also
good for any type of exercise, and even features several trail side
exercise stations. The two options from renton are to walk North toward
Lake Washington, or South toward Maple Valley. Toward the Lake
Washington Vantage point, you pass through the city of Renton's downtown
area, and then hop onto the path. The paved path leads all the way from
up in the mountains, to Lake Washington... along the Cedar Creek. The
Creek itself becomes the main attraction, and is most active in October,
when the creek pretty much turns into a river of salmon. millions of
salmon... and they are literally jumping out of the water to swim past
eachother. The rest of the year, the river reflects the amount of rain
either here, or in the mountians. The river is much lower than usual
I'm told, and we are in a severe drought because we only get rain once
or twice during the night. But the level of the river changes
drastically day by day. Near the Lake, a park form around the trail as
you pass through a fitness area with adult sized monkey bars, pull up
bars, stairs (to nowhere), and a variety of fitness instructions...
beyond the fitness area the park is thin and long, streaching ten or so
feet to either side, as we pass by a Boeing Maintainance bridge next to
Renton Municipal Airport (just across the river)... the path has a
crosswalk that takes you across a path used to transport large aircraft
nearly every day across the bridge to the airport... as you cross you
have an excelent view of anything at the airport. Large bushes are on
either side of the path when you walk by the airplane repair area, I
figure this is the dull the sound. once you pass the repair area, you
see the reason Renton formed where it did; The Boeing plant. Much the
way the Auto companies are present in Detroit, Seattle has Boeing,
Microsoft, and Starbucks. The "Big Three" out here... well, this plant
by far puts the auto factories to shame, as it pumps out boeings new
superliner, and the new unmanned aircraft in development. I am looking
into doing work with Boeing... after seeing a very impressive
demonstration as seven unmanned aircraft took off from the airport,
circled, and landed in perfect formation, while leaving and touching the
ground at the same time.
The next quarter mile, you are walking past the boeing plant, with
green grass, and colorful gardens in immediate vicinity. The path leads
out to a dock, with a man who rent out canoes, and such for on the
lake. The view offers a clear site of Bellview, the top of Bank of
America Tower (the tallest building in Seattle), and the south end of
Merceir Island.

Downtown Renton features a cinema, Jazz bar, Irish Pub, Nigh Club, cheap
bar/burger place, The Met 24/7 Coffee and Drinks... dry 2-11AM... the
met is also located at the transit station in Renton, which is a major
bus hub for the south Lake Washington and Sea-Tac Areas. I also hang
out at two houses near the downtown area. One right by the transit
station, and another down the street. I have pretty much been adopted
into the family out here, with a family from Ohio. They are great to
have, as well as all the native Seattelites I've met out here.. Anyway,
I'll recap later with more on Life, the Universe, and Everything... or
something like that...
Anyway, I'll add more soon.

Tuesday, April 12, 2005

slight changes... I suppose

I really don't have many new things going on... I'm taking C#, Advanced Java, and Statistics. I would be happier if I had a class... I suppose if I need any help I can get tutoring... but taking classes online just isn't the same.
A bunch of my friends moved from the 311 house on burnett, to a house down the street... It's a nicer house, and definatly a better place to hang out at. Although I don't see James as much. Which reminds me that George just got home from CA. Well, as you can see, I don't have alot of interresting news to report. I have been searching for a job, and think that I might be able to make some money as a freelance programmer. I have found a few online communities, but I haven't found anything that is free.
I saw a movie on the discover channel about YellowStone NP erupting... titled SuperVolcano. The eruption was so big that it disabled the entire United States. The long term affects lowered the temperature of the world by 20 degrees after a year or two. That would be crazy... however, Seattle seemed to still be green!

Tuesday, March 22, 2005

Camping, and then they leave...


I finally got to go camping! Joy, Roy, and I all went camping in Mt Rainier National Park. We drove to a campsite along the Carbon River, which is run-off from the Carbon Glacier. We took a hike over to a waterfall and back after we set up camp, then we went back to start our fire. The campsite was in the river valley between Chenuis and Mother Mountain. The rain started shortly after we got out fire going, and kept up on and off all night. We came prepared, knowing the the weather in Washington is always rainy. The next day, after taking a picture of Roy and Joy sitting on a log, Joy dropped her cigarettes in the river... we scrambled to get them before they got far down stream, but we couldn't get them.


Joy and Roy have gone away to Las Vegas... I'm sad to see them go, they were my favorite people out here so far, but they went away. Last night we had a goodbye dinner, to say goodbye to them, it's hard to keep having to say goodbye to everyone, but It just keeps happening... so what am I to do? Well, work will help keep me occupied... and school... oh well, back to the drawing board

The Weather is Great!

I've been enjoying the great weather around here the past couple days.
Yesterday I walked down to Lake Washington and back. There is a really
great trail that runs right along the cedar river. When I got down to
the lake, I saw one of the Boing plants, right across the river from the
Renton Municipal Airport.
To make the plant look more appealing, Boing builds large parks with
tall trees around the perimeter, but when I got to the lake, there was a
catwalk which stuck out into the lake, and I could see the massive
repair facility clearly. The path I followed comes to a spiral at the
end, with a bench in the center. I sat in the bench for a while, and
looked out across lake washington. Streight north, I could see Bill
Gate's most famous house in the area. I can tell which one it is by the
huge boat house.
The house is on Merceir Island. This is a huge island in the middle of
Lake washington. To the right, I can see Bellview... To the left I can
see the top of Seattle peaking above the hills. It looks Like I'm
taking another walk today, just to keep up the habit.

Saturday, March 19, 2005

A Long day...

It's been a long day of making maps and pictures to help enhance the
site. The Kalalock and Seattle sections now have comments, and the TOC
for Tour De SteveO as well as the imthefrizzlefry1143 site have links to
view a file list of the pictures.

The Tour De SteveO Section has all the trip pictures.
imthefrizzlefry1143 has all of my topographical maps, and aerial photos.
Kalalock has a Topo Map outlining the trip.
Seattle has an aerial photo showing the general location of my apartment
(search imthefrizzlefry1143 for a more detailed photo or my Apt complex.).

Fed into the paperwork...

Getting a job at ITT has been taking a very long time... I applied to be approved to apply to work there, but then I have to re-apply because the position was not posted before I applied. So, I hope my friend Swamy can get me a job working for PC Doctor... as a computer tech. That would be good... To top off things at ITT, the "new" books we got are actually the same as the old books... just printed by a different company. It turns out that ITT writes the books, and then has a company print them... which means that ITT needs new writers. I am starting to think that going to UW (University of Washington) would be the best thing for me.

The weather is great!


I've been enjoying the great weather around here the past couple days. Yesterday I walked down to Lake Washington and back. There is a really great trail that runs right along the cedar river. When I got down to the lake, I saw one of the Boing plants, right across the river from the Renton Municipal Airport. To make the plant look more appealing, Boing builds large parks with tall trees around the perimeter, but when I got to the lake, there was a catwalk which stuck out into the lake, and I could see the massive repair facility clearly. The path I followed comes to a spiral at the end, with a bench in the center. I sat in the bench for a while, and looked out across lake washington. Streight north, I could see Bill Gate's most famous house in the area. I can tell which one it is by the huge boat house. The house is on Merceir Island. This is a huge island in the middle of Lake washington. To the right, I can see Bellview... To the left I can see the top of Seattle peaking above the hills. It looks Like I'm taking another walk today, just to keep up the habit.


It's been a long day of making maps and pictures to help enhance the site. The Kalalock and Seattle sections now have comments, and the TOC for Tour De SteveO as well as the imthefrizzlefry1143 site have links to view a file list of the pictures.
The Tour De SteveO Section has all the trip pictures.
imthefrizzlefry1143 has all of my topographical maps, and aerial photos.
Kalalock has a Topo Map outlining the trip.
Seattle has an aerial photo showing the general location of my apartment (search imthefrizzlefry1143 for a more detailed photo or my Apt complex.).

Monday, March 14, 2005


I'm going to update the website soon...

I'll add links to the website of a band i've auditioned for too

Website Update!

I've updated the Seattle, and Kalalock sections of the road trip
section of the site.

check out the changes here:



Sunday, March 13, 2005

F***in McAfee

Today I was set back almost an entire day because McAfee decided to
delete the VB Studio EXE... I think it was infected with some sort of
virus... which McAfee only knows how to delete... The Glory Bound Books
Las Vegas job is set back again... Atleast my due date is a week away...
BTW the Glory Bound Books Las Vegas job is a database project I'm
working on for my friend Roy's company... they sell catholic books...
but I only have to work with the Database...
Roy made the program in Access... but I'm securing it with VB... not
that VB is secure.... but oh well... if I get this done before he moves
to Las Vegas, I think I might even make some money off of it! well, now
that I re-installed Visual Studio... I can get back to work... Later

Thursday, March 10, 2005



Tuesday, March 8, 2005

Mt St Helens... again

This is the second time since I came out here that MT St Helens decided
to blow... This time there was a cloud that went 36000 FT into the
air... I could see it from my appartment! Mt Rainier keeps up with it's
usual 1.0 to 3.4 quakes. They say the mountain should stop for a while,
but who knows.

I'm starting to think that I have something to do with these
eruptions... or it's a sign or something... oh well

I got New Pictures

I just got some pretty good areial and topographical pictures to update
to the site... I'll have them posted soon

Monday, March 7, 2005


I am currently working on a new design for the website...
I have to add comments on the tour de steveO section.
the resume section has alot of parts...

Tour De SteveO

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Visit the Tour De SteveO section

or if you wish, visit my resume...