04 November 2004

Of Elections and accidents and rental cars......

So Bush won the election; Thank God!!! I can't believe the arrogance of the anti-Bush crowd. Now, well over 1/2 of the country voted W back into office and these folks think everyone who voted for him is an idiot. Never mind the fact that Kerry never articulated anything; that he tried to push himself off as one of "us" when he was born with a silver spoon in his mouth and has never held a real job in his life (4 months in Vietnam doesn't count); that he spent the entire campaign bashing Bush and telling us he had "a plan" but never sharing the plan. So all of his "supporters" (though they weren't really supporting him only voting against Bush) now think the folks who voted for him are idiots and haven't been paying attention. So the Dems cry that Bush is dividing the country yet they are the ones calling over 1/2 the country stupid. So who is really dividing the country??? All the Dems do is scream gloom and doom yet the Republicans are the ones slinging mud??? Go figure!!!

Okay, the election is over and done with and whether they like it or not it's Bush for 4 more.

So yesterday, the day after the election, I'm driving to work and get into an accident. I rear-ended the car in front of me and they hit the car in front of them. I did $4,000 worth of damage to my car and the other 2 pick-up trucks got minor fender damage. What a way to start the day. Then, if that's not bad enough, I go to rent a car after work and for some reason they won't rent to me. They rented to Charlie; but for me they get a message saying don't rent to this person. WTF????? What is up with that?? Yesterday was just a horrible day and I'm glad it's over.

Today was a decent day. I didn't exercise this morning (just didn't feel like getting out of bed) and I'm not exercising tonight. Tomorrow morning I start in again full force. It's right back to it. At least my eating was on track today.

So enough of all the garbage, tomorrow is a new day and it's back on track......

31 October 2004


What a day. I completed my first triathlon!!!! The Haleiwa Tri. It was a 400 meter swim, 12 mile bike, and 5K run. I completed it in 1:50 and since I was aiming for under 2 hours I did very, very well... I'm really stoked about it. I enjoyed it and will probably do more. I have learned some things though. I am competitive but tend to give up kind of easy. I tend to think I'm not athletic and so therefore won't win. Why is that?? There is no reason why I can't train and work hard and get good enough to place in my age category. I'm going to do just that. The triathlon season it pretty much over for this year. I'm going to bike and run and swim and get better. I have nowhere to go but up. I'm going to do it!!!

Monsoon season has arrived

and we got our first rain yesterday. Actually, it's still raining a little this morning. It wasn't a lot of rain, but it was rain....