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Home for Christmas [Dec. 26th, 2004|07:53 pm]
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Just finishing up Christmas break now, I'll be headed back to the warm coast tomorrow afternoon, provided that the airlines cooperate.

I had a good time thursday hanging out with yaello who I hadn't seen since I was in Atlanta for IETF 55. I also learned that she plays a mean air hockey (need to find a place to play air hockey locally :).

Chirstmas was pretty normal. Spent Christmas Eve with my dad's side of the extended family for dinner and such. Christmas day I got handed a large number of Xbox games and a plane from WildRC. I had originally seen one of these being flown around the lunchroom just before one the weekly company-wide meetings. Its a cool model that can take quite a beating. In any case, I've wanted an R/C plane for a long while and can finally fool around with one that isn't likely to destroy itself on the first flight :)

Today I went into the city and visited the MoMA with Carla. Also went out to dinner at a Thai place. (I had decided I needed to give Thai a second chance -- it was ok, but I think I'll keep it ranked with Sushi insofar as I want to go out of my way to eat it). Also took subways all over the city until we found a place to have desert (the first place we tried was closed), and I got to see her Shoebox, er, Apartment.

Thats all for now :)
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[User Picture]From: sarahnade
2004-12-27 05:42 am (UTC)
Sunnyvale Golfland at the corner of Fair Oaks and El Camino has air hockey.
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[User Picture]From: stalkingmsd
2004-12-27 05:43 am (UTC)
You're pretty awesome at knowing where all the cool stuff is :)
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[User Picture]From: nolemming
2004-12-28 01:51 am (UTC)
Mmmm, WildRC. Want.

Which model did you get? I'd love to see picture of the assembly process.
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[User Picture]From: stalkingmsd
2004-12-28 05:21 pm (UTC)
Trainer IFO. But I got it pre-assembled (yeah, ok, sorta lame) but I'd never get around to fully assembling it myself.

Also, getting it fully assembled means I get a better idea how all the parts go together (since its sorta confusing to figure out all the necessary pieces from a cold start for most of the models looking at a web site) for when I want to get another one and build it myself.

Before then, though, I'll be converting it to an elevon flyer (which probably requires a different Tx than the one I have)
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