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With the weather finally cooling down (yay!), I decided I would venture into the South Lake area of Pasadena to find something warm to enjoy. I arrived at the parking area located along Shopper’s Lane (where I met a nice homeless woman who agreed to wash my car windows for a $1).  I pulled out my smartphone and started using

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My Pizza is a Blaze: Personal Challenge, Day 36 (10.22.12)

It has become a challenge in itself trying to find something new to do every day.  People keep asking me if I am exhausted from going to all these different places.  My answer, I am exhausted from my day-to-day “doing the exact same thing several times a day” work routine but my personal challenge energizes me.  You get a rush

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Old School Drive-In . . . Japanese Style: Personal Challenge, Day 34 (10.20.12)

Finally, it feels like October here in California.  I now have all my Halloween decor and I am ready to decorate.  I spent the day organizing my decor and then I had to make a trip up to Lowes for supplies (batteries, extension cords, ground stakes, etc.). On my way home from Lowes, as the hunger set in, I decided

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Pasadena Tour Guide: Personal Challenge, Day 32 (10.18.12)

With friends visiting from Germany, I actually had the chance to play tour guide in Old Town Pasadena.  With a quick ride on the Metro Gold Line into Old Town, my friends got their first taste of Pasadena at night…and they loved it. We walked up and down Colorado, searching for the perfect place to eat.  I used my Yelp

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