Archive for the ‘2000’ Category


Sunday, February 27, 2000

May 31, 2008

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Yumi and I go in to the office; over to Ted’s to study; after Don leaves, Ted and I get back on the topic of “god-in-a-box”; spend hours conceptualizing miniaturized worlds; Yumi upset to lose our Sunday evening together.

Me in the ID Card office at UCSC over the weekend

Music: UA “プライベート サーファー (puff fishy mix)”
(Length: 3:04 / Size: 2.9 MB / Format: mp3 128 kbps)


Saturday, February 26, 2000

May 11, 2008

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Kids show at Kuumbwa; Miki comes down from San Francisco with her boyfriend; study kanji at the library; dinner over at Eisuke’s apartment; Yumi and I watch Juzo Itami’s The Funeral; Miki’s car breaks down in San Jose; they phone at 2 a.m., but the connection is lost; nothing we can to do help them.

Kanji practice

Yumi and Miki

Music: Pizzicato Five “Week-End”
(Length: 4:19 / Size: 4.1 MB / Format: mp3 128 kbps)


Friday, February 25, 2000

September 21, 2007

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Clean out old files from computer; PCS wants $120 from Yumi for breaking the lease; the What-Nots (Kevin Northcutt’s band) playing down at Whole Earth; call Case but we don’t have much to talk about; we’re both changing; stop by Kuumbwa; Yumi out playing poker with friends.

The What-Nots

Music: Parliament “Tear The Roof Off The Sucker (Give Up The Funk)”
(Length: 2:37 / Size: 2.5 MB / Format: mp3 128 kbps)


Thursday, February 24, 2000

September 7, 2007

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Yumi and I take bus up to campus to eat breakfast; Lisa getting an HIV test, in a funk over finishing her dissertation; have one of Grandpa’s navy pictures on my computer desktop; receive an email asking for The Last Vaudevillain review a.s.a.p.; see Yumi at Cabrillo.

Baseball game during the War

Music: Bunny Berigan & His Orchestra “Caravan”
(Length: 2:25 / Size: 2.3 MB / Format: mp3 128 kbps)


Wednesday, February 23, 2000

August 24, 2007

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Scan family photos at Amy’s desk; in the market for a DV camcorder; Yumi and I go to classical guitar concert on campus; Joseph is the stage director; I am “monkey hand”; talk of Marcel contributing rent; Yumi resorts to “American” medicine.

Canon Optura
(Canon ‘Optura’, not Elantra…)

Music: MURO “ルパン三世 愛のテーマ (MURO’S LOVE BANK MIX)”
(Length: 4:52 / Size: 4.6 MB / Format: mp3 128 kbps)


Tuesday, February 22, 2000

July 6, 2007

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Amy furious at Baytree for tracking her down while on vacation; Japanese class is a real train wreck; Tajima sensei is great, but totally disorganized; Ted, Don, and I are ready to take out some of the younger punks; Muria has already promised the garage as a practice space for some friends of hers in a band.

Music: Isaac Hayes “Run Fay Run”
(Length: 3:05 / Size: 2.9 MB / Format: mp3 128 kbps)


Monday, February 21, 2000

June 29, 2007

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Yumi and I have breakfast at Cowell; B.J. spots us and comes inside; he needs help with some translation and tells us about an international job fair he attended; he says I have the right “look” for Japan and says JET is a waste of my time; work in the office a bit; Virginia and Cheyenne drop by and Virginia is pleased that her daughter and Yumi can finally meet; Mose Allison show at Kuumbwa; tell Nina and Shinya of my plans to move into the garage.

Cowell dining hall

Music: Mose Allison “Ever Since the World Ended”
(Length: 3:49 / Size: 3.6 MB / Format: mp3 128 kbps)