March 15th, 2005

Back in Taiwan

Saturday morning went out to IHOP for breakfast and it was PACKED but the wait for one person wasn't too bad. After that went to the bank to get some US$, and then went to Mervyn's to get a new rain jacket and PJs. I had a nice rain jacket I bought in Milan, but it was one of the kind that the waterproofing is not machine washable, so it got ruined... So found a pretty nice one that claims to be machine washable. Back home, finished up taking care of mail stuff and got pretty much everything organized and ready to go.

Took Rick and Anna out to dinner at Sushi Oh Sushi, a pretty good Japanese restaurant on El Camino at Bowers. It was Rick's birthday on Sunday, so I treated them.

Back home again, got things packed, took a shower and changed to fresh clothes and headed to the airport just past 9pm. In SFO, EVA had a separate Deluxe checkin line, and there wasn't any line for security, so that went pretty quick, but the EVA lounge in SFO doesn't allow Diner's Club access, so I'll have to wait till I get frequent flyer status to get in there. Still the wait went pretty quick. I was able to sleep in small doses most of the flight. Getting in in the morning, I wasn't nearly so tired as getting in in the evening. Still, it wasn't long after I got home that I sacked out. Got up in the afternoon for a while and then was out again by dinner time and managed to sleep until nearly 5am. Now the question is how long I can stay awake today.