Thursday, December 29, 2005 

Lugeboarding Down Grand Ave.




I'm going down Grand Ave., and boy, is it a bumpy ride. I had a hard time holding on to the camera and controlling my longboard at the same time. I'm insane in the membrane. I love going fast.

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Wednesday, December 28, 2005 

Speedin' Down 1st Street



This time it's brighter and there aren't any idiot cars out there trying to run me over. Watch my clip entitled "Extreme Skateboarding" down below to see what I have to go through every other day. This time it was a sweet and relatively smooth downhill bomb run.

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Tuesday, December 27, 2005 

Happy Together



Okay, guys. I know that this is super cheesy, but I'm happy being with my wife, Sarah. I wanted to show us both spinning around, but since there was no one else to tape this, we decided to improvise. Is this video something that we should have just kept to ourselves?

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SK8TING Down Grand




I'm skateboarding down Grand Ave. in downtown LA. If there weren't all these cars around, I'd totally go down the hill all the way.

I love going downhill fast. Danger is my middle name. I think it would be awesome if they closed down Grand Ave. just so I could skateboard down the hill.

 

Berendo Street Baptist Church (BSBC) Kids



We're making crafts on Christmas day with our Berendo Street Baptist Church (BSBC) sunday school kids.

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Christmas Lunch with UCSD Friends



This is real life footage of our lunch gathering after we ate. Sorry, I missed taping all the exciting parts of our meeting, if any.

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Christmas 2005 Album


I've uploaded all the pictures that I took during Christmas and posted them on my Yahoo Photo Album. I've saved them all under Christmas 2005. Click on the link to see the rest. You can also see all my Yahoo Photo Albums by clicking "Back to My Photos" when you're there. Please do not post weird pictures of me by photoshopping them and putting them all over the interent. Other than that request, please feel free to enjoy them.

You can also check out some of my pictures on my Flickr site. It's:

www.flickr.com/photos/davidmkim/

or

www.flickr.com/people/davidmkim/

Don't forget to bookmark my site, people. I can't believe you guys forget my website everytime I ask you to check it out. It's:

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I've added a few more pictures to Christine's album on my Yahoo Photo Album. There's a ton of pictures so I think I'm just going to try to save them to a CD. Sorry. I just don't think I can upload that many. It takes too long. Click on the link to see more of her pictures. Posted by Picasa

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Dysfunctional Christmas

I hope everyone had a merry Christmas. I had a great Christmas weekend with my wife, family, and friends. Basically, I ate all weekend. On Saturday, I had lunch with my old friends from San Diego. Then, I went to eat out with Sarah's family. On Sunday, we had lunch with Berendo Street Baptist Church sunday school teachers. Then, we went to eat at my parents' place. I must be getting old because I can't chow down like I used to.







Christmas Carols for the Dysfunctional

>Schizophrenia --- Do You Hear What I Hear?

>Multiple Personality Disorder --- We Three Queens Disoriented Are

>Amnesia --- I Don't Know if I'll be Home for Christmas

>Narcissistic --- Hark the Herald Angels Sing About Me

>Manic --- Deck the Halls and Walls and House and Lawn and Streets and
Stores and Office and Town and Cars and Buses and Trucks and Trees and Fire Hydrants and ...

>Paranoid --- Santa Claus is Coming to Get Me

>Borderline Personality Disorder --- Thoughts of Roasting on an Open Fire

>Personality Disorder --- You Better Watch Out, I'm Gonna Cry, I'm Gonna Pout, Maybe I'll tell You Why

>Obsessive Compulsive Disorder ---Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells, Jingle
>Bells, Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells, Jingle Bells, Jingle
>Bells, Jingle Bells ..

>Agoraphobia --- I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day But Wouldn't Leave My House

>Autistic --- Jingle Bell Rock and Rock and Rock and Rock ..

>Senile Dementia --- Walking in a Winter Wonderland Miles From My House in My Slippers and Robe

>Oppositional Defiant Disorder --- I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus So I Burned Down the House

>Social Anxiety Disorder --- Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas While I Sit Here and Hyperventilate.

 


Christmas lunch with the Berendo Street Baptist Church sunday school teachers. We had lunch at this really famous Korean BBQ restaurant. A lot of Korean celebrities go there to eat. Jen, Jenny, Iris JDSN, Laura Kim JSN, Tony, Kate, Grace, my wife, and me. Posted by Picasa

 


We had Christmas dinner at my parents' place. My mom made a really good pot roast. My family has 2 new members now-my wife and my sister's husband, Sae Woon. Our family has grown 50% so far from a family of four. It may keep growing once the grandkids start showing up. Posted by Picasa

 


Second graders rule! Posted by Picasa

 


Christmas with the Berendo Street Baptist Church (BSBC) second grade sunday school church kids. We made Christmas stars and put candy canes on them. That was fun. Posted by Picasa

 


Christmas Eve dinner with Sarah's family at a chinese buffet in Burbank. I couldn't pig out as much as I usually do since I was still full from lunch. I only had 3 servings. Posted by Picasa

 


My wife, Christina (Kang Mi), and Mirae (Deborah) at Ktown Plaza after having Potbingsu at Nicole's cafe. Posted by Picasa

 


Christmas lunch with my old friends from UCSD. We had lunch on Saturday, December 24, 2005 at the Dragon restaurant in Ktown. The friends who attended were Chris, Sam, Joyce, Yoon Sun, Phil and his family, and Christina (Kang Mi). We try to have a reunion every year. It was good seeing everyone again. Each year people seem to add to their family. There's always someone getting married or having a kid. Posted by Picasa

Friday, December 23, 2005 

Extreme Skateboarding

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MOCA



I think I'm going to be an artist too. I'm pretty sure I can put junk together and call it "art". No wonder why most artists are poor and starving.

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Walt Disney Concert Hall



This is another boring clip of me skating by the Walt Disney Concert Hall in LA.

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I Work In Here




This is a very short clip of the Wells Fargo Building where I work. Boring.

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Thursday, December 22, 2005 


The dangers of last minute Christmas shopping. . . Posted by Picasa

 


Merry Christmas! Picture submitted by A.M. Posted by Picasa

Tuesday, December 20, 2005 


Everyone was having a good time at Andy's Christmas party until I showed up. Posted by Picasa

 


These next few pictures are taken by my good friend, Andy Nagai. You can check out his photos at: www.nagaiphotos.com and nagaiphoto.photosite.com Posted by Picasa

 


After a nice filet mignon dinner and some cocktails, I feel like breakdancing. Posted by Picasa

 


Where did everybody go? I was only trying to breakdance. Posted by Picasa

 


Hey, baby, do you wanna dance? Posted by Picasa

 


Everyone at Andy's party was having a good time dancing until I got to the dance floor. I think I scared everyone away. I'm a freak on the dance floor. Posted by Picasa

 


Here's a picture of me trying to breakdance at Andy's office Christmas party last Friday night, December 16, 2005. It's a good thing that nobody knew who I was. Posted by Picasa

Monday, December 19, 2005 

David and Sarah Kim's Matchmaking Service

Sarah and I are going to start a matchmaking service where we are going to hook up all our single friends. If you would like for us to introduce you to our other single friends, then let me know by emailing me. All my friends are good people. I'm a pretty good judge of character. Remember, everyone knows that marriage is the key to happiness. Don't let society tell you otherwise. If you find the right person, then life will be fantastic. Actually, there have been several studies that indicate that married people are generally happier and healthier than single people. I want everyone to experience the happiness that I have. Don't be shy people. Live life to the fullest. Carpe Diem! That's my motto. Let us introduce you to the love of your life. Also, remember I'm a reverend too. So, if it works out, I can marry you guys. I'm also an attorney so in case things don't work out. . .(I'm just kidding about the last part. Forget that awful last sentence.) We'll set you up with your dream girl or guy.

 

Celebrating Davemas

December 18 is my birthday. I like to refer to it as Davemas. Davemas is a time when you celebrate life. On that day, people should live life to the fullest. You've got to live life to the max! It's also about spending time with loved ones. It's not about giving gifts like the outrageously commercialized xmas. I think that Jesus would throw a fit if he saw what was happening on his birthday. Xmas has become a day of material excess. People are getting stressed out waiting in lines. They're beating each other up trying to snatch up the last of the 70% off items. People are getting in more credit card debt buying expensive and useless junk. People have forgotten about loving family and friends and instead have focused on accumulating stuff.

My birthday has always been celebrated together with xmas b/c my family was always busy working during the holiday season. They never had time to go out, because my birthday was always during the extremely busy weekend before xmas. It was a good way to save on money, annoyance of getting gifts, and saving time. I didn't mind too much, because I didn't care about getting gifts or celebrating birthdays anyway. Each birthday reminds me of my inevitable death. I want to stay young forever. That's why it's important to live life to the extreme. I don't want to regret all the stuff I didn't do when I get older later.

I want to focus my life on making great memorable experiences. I want to do things that I love doing. I want to focus it on family and friends. I don't want to be pressured by what society says. I've always been an iconoclast anyway. Some people think that I'm eccentric. Other people have used other words. I don't really care what other people think about me if it's something that I want to do. Of course, I want to be nice to other people and want others to like me. But, if it's something that I want to do and it's not infringing on other people's rights, than I don't give a @#$% what other people think. I don't want to keep up with the Joneses. At the Kim Family household, we spend time being thankful for what we have and we just simply appreciate one another.

Anyway, enough of my ranting. This past Friday, our office let us leave early, but I stayed at the office anyway because I had to go to my friend, Andy Nagai's office party that was close to my work. I helped out Andy take portrait photos of his co-workers. After I had a few drinks, I started breakdancing, spinning, and handstanding on the dance floor. I'm waiting for Andy to send me the pictures that he took so that I can upload it to my blog.

On Saturday, I did the laundry, washed my car, recycled, and did other crappy errands we all have to do. What can I say? I like to be clean and organized. I don't like to clean, but I hate being dirty more so I do it. I'm pretty anal and obsessive. Oh well.

Sunday, I went to church and taught Sunday School. I hope no one blames me if they grow up to be messed up. I went to Sarah's parents' house and played with her nephew Sung Ho. I said "hi" to Whoony, Sarah's younger brother, who is on break from NYU Dental School. Then, I spent a nice quiet evening alone with my wife, Sarah. It's nice to cherish each other. I know that time goes by way too fast so I want to appreciate every minute of life. Everyone knows that marriage is the key to happiness.

 

My Birthday Party



This is a video clip of me celebrating a quiet evening alone with my wife.

 

BSBC Sunday School (2nd Grade)

 

Sunday School

 

PJ is Coming Back!



I decided to post this video that was taken by Keith just because it was saved on my camera. All it shows is me giving "daps" to PJ who is coming back to work at the office.

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