day 1979 – casino countdown

i still have a hard time believing 2018 gas flown by so quickly. i didn’t get to countdown last year so making up for it this year at river rock. the whole casino was packed with people trying to get their last gambling in before the new year. the hype happened at the foyer where the dj blasted music and threw confetti while two performers were suspended from the ceiling. after the countdown, i also did some gambling at the craps tables before calling it a night while getting my last bubble tea in for the year

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day 1966 – open doors

dropping in to a rare visit to open gym because i want to make a big push to regain some moves before christmas break kicks in. i’ve had a rough patch and felt like i’ve lost a lot of what i worked so hard for. tonight i was given some basic instructions and drills to get me started on the moon kick. after i got tired or moon kicks, i threw some gainers into the foam pit. also touched on some front tucks, roundoffs, handstands and back tucks. it was a productive open gym and i’ll look for ways to go to some more

day 1964 – after party shenanigans

the design team carried the christmas party tradition of hosting the after party. just like every year, this is where the real party begins and wild things happen. one of the few occasions i would let loose and be downing vodka, makgeolli and soju. i had a few rounds and was somehow involved in wrestling activities. the drunken people were hilarious and made many lasting scenes. it was a really fun night chilling and drinking with this group. it wasn’t until 3am that i returned back to my own room. so many good memories but whatever happens in harrison stays in harrison

day 1955 – flips for food

doing lots of flips before going for late night sushi at koto. i was working on a lot of butterfly twist, something i tend to stay away from because i simply don’t feel like i understand. i guess i’m embarrassed with the struggles of not understanding what the motion needs to be after take off. some days i feel really down and think that maybe i’ll never get it, and be the only person that won’t have a chance to land one on the floor

day 1926 – open flips

hitting up open practice because i want to get the numbers in before i leave for vacation. it’s late for my early work schedule and i know i’ll be tired, but i felt the need to do so. i’m afraid i’ll lose my front tuck and back tuck during the time that i’m out of town and don’t know where to located a flipping facility. my back tucks have been getting way more consistent. feeling more comfortable doing them on my own on blue mat puts a smile on my face

day 1889 – beyonce concert

can’t say no when work offered free tickets to beyonce and jayz concert. i was getting impatient when the show was delayed an hour before some chloe x halle came on for a couple intro songs. it was also freezing inside bc place, but when beyonce hit the floor, she really did put on a show. the stadium was down right shaking when the music came on. it was a good show but ran way too late on a weeknight

day 1878 – karaoke night

team outing to millenium after playing our usual friday night hockey. it was a hard fought loss while being short on girls; we survived with three girls in the rotation. i was having so much fun at karaoke but had to leave early for work next day’s work. sang a bunch of retro jay chou, beyond, hacken, 98 degrees, backstreet boys and nsync certainly brings back a lot of good old memories. my throat was pretty dry by the end of the night, but it was an awesome night