After watching most of our football team’s crushing defeat at the hands of USC, Mariel, Matt, Brendan and I went to check out the new Santana Row shopping area. Much to our hungry disappointment, none of the restaurants were open. It looks nice, though, if not a little pricey for our grad student budgets (i.e. Diesel, Ferragamo, etc.) So we headed over to the Valley Fair mall to find something edible, and ended up eating in the food court there. It may have been my crippling hunger, but I thought my barbecue steak sandwich was pretty darn good. Afterwards, we went to the Mercado and saw 8 mile. It was surprisingly good. It was entertaining and the freestyling was cool, but they did make Eminem, sorry, Jimmy “B Rabbit” Smith, out to be The Thug With The Heart Of Gold, and it seemed to go a little far sometimes. But overall a $7.50 (woohoo student tickets!) well spent. Afterwards, Matt suggested that the four of us have rap battles, and it’s then that two Asian girls freestyle battling two white guys made it to my “Top Ten Saddest Things Ever” list.
Other than that, it’s been a pretty slow, rainy weekend. Mariel and I spent lots at Safeway this morning (4 Capri Suns for $8!!!) and then made some lumpia for dinner later in the week. I don’t have a 242 problem set due on Tuesday, so I’m a bit lost as to what to do while watching Alias. Maybe I’ll try working on our pipelining program for EE282, but probably not.