day 1748 – foul territory 

img_20200130_2141412649232542651769604.jpgi was five feet away from possibly hitting my first ever home run. i had never struck the ball so hard in my softball days and if it only shifted five or so feet to the right, it would have landed in fair territory well over the left fielder. we played a high tiered team today and got creamed but we’ll be back on the field for more softball come thursday. it was a scorching day with sweat down my back even when standing on the field. on my drive home, my car registered thirty degrees celsius

day 1372 – hotel hopping

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walking the street and hotels all day until my feet hurts and my ankles are swollen. it’s not often i walk over 25000 steps in one day to the point where my legs feel like they’re about to fall off. the first day of hd expo is spent doing research on the pretty hotels of vegas. i’ll have to be at the booth and venue tomorrow; i probably won’t enjoy it, but i’ll make the best out of it and hope it goes by fast and smooth

day 1359 – universal studio

a full day of universal studio under the blazing sun can be exhausting. every so often, we scampered towards the shades to cool off. i had a good time with the walk throughs and rides; it felt like i was reliving my childhood. we covered pretty much everything we wanted including transformers, minions, harry potter, men in black,shrek, simpsons. i wouldn’t have been content leaving the theme park not having done them. it was a lot of walking in one day; my right ankle is acting up like all asia trips, but it’s well worth it

day 719 – locarno beach

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a full day of events today running only on three hours of sleep isn’t ideal. at stanley park doing walk with the dragon and playing ultimate, followed by chilling at the beach, paddleboard and more chilling at locarno beach. catching the gorgeous sunset at locarno beach as we walked back to the beach having finished dinner was amazing. this was my first crack at paddleboarding and it was pretty fun, definitely would do it again. a full day out under the sun must have sucked all the water out of me

day 370 – sunburnt

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third time in my entire life have i gotten sunburnt instead of sun tanned. after a full day out in the sun at tennis, barbecue and sports day, my arms are red, burnt and bruised. this is what i get for being lazy and neglecting to put on sunscreen, although i am sure my sunscreen is long past its expiration date. i was also assuming that me being asian and the asian blood in me would already decrease my chances of sunburns

day 40 – outdoor adventure

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first time out kayaking this year, but it has been many years of memories at both deep cove and belcarra. it’s become an annual excursion where i would go out in the open water at least once a summer just to paddle and work those shoulders. covered a lot of distance in just two hours of paddling and even saw some otters. one of the rare occasions i will put sunscreen on my face. on the many other occasions, i am just too lazy and have no problem getting a tan