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Day

Date

Wha'ppened?

BD cake
Birthdays

RIP
Remembrances

Someday

hummingbird

Ting solo event

Randy solo event

Regular event

Celebrant Name (year)

Remembrant Name (details, year)

Thursday

01/01/2004

Party @ Jaffe's after the Dead NYE show

Dinner with Jeff Loomis, Dan Farkas, & Sulana Schroeder @ Pizzeria Uno, Jack London Square!

Milt 'Bags' Jackson (1923);
Country Joe McDonald (1942)

demon alcohol
Hank Williams (1953, heart failure);
John Townes Van Zandt (1997, heart attack)

Friday

01/02/2004

Mom & Pop Tse come to visit!

Dinner @ Chao Praya Thai Cuisine, San Mateo

Nathaniel Adderly (2000, diabetes)

Saturday

01/03/2004

Shopping in Oakland Chinatown w/Mom & Pop Tse

Circumambulation of Lake Merritt with Mom & Pop

Sir George Martin (1926);
Stephen Stills (1945);
John Paul Jones (1946);
James Carter (1969)

Randy Wolfe AKA Randy California (1997, drowning)

Sunday

01/04/2004

perihelion in central CA; by Duane Hilton
Perihelion at approximately 10 am PST

Lunch @ Golden Dragon, San Francisco

Walking around SF Chinatown with Mom & Pop Tse

John McLaughlin (1942);
Michael Stipe (1960)



Day

Date

Wha'ppened?

BD cake
Birthdays

RIP
Remembrances

Monday

01/05/2004

Randy rides his new Bianchi Vigorelli to Fish Ranch Rd and back.

Siu-Fai visits for dinner and cards.

Wilbert Harrison (1929);
Johnny Adams (1932);
Paul Wertico (1953)

Tuesday

01/06/2004

Visiting the Sea Elephants @ Año Nuevo State Reserve with Mom & Pop Tse;

Shopping at the Great Mall in Milpitas;

Dinner at Siu-Fai's place in San Jose.

Alan Wilson Watts (1915);
Roger Keith 'Syd' Barrett (1946);
Sandy Denny (1947)

John Birks 'Dizzy' Gillespie (pancreatic cancer, 1993);
Robert Russell 'Chubby' Wise (heart attack, 1996);
Michel Petrucciani (pulmonary infection, 1999);
Lou Rawls (2006, lung and brain cancer)

Wednesday

01/07/2004

Siu-Fai visits for dinner

Thursday

01/08/2004

Mom & Pop fly home to Boston

Open TKD workout

Joan Baez (1941)
James Patrick 'Jimmy' Page (1944)
Donald Fagen (1948)

Friday

01/09/2004

Randy goes to open HKD workout

Jimmy Page (1944)

Saturday

01/10/2004

hummingbird

Skiing/Snowboarding @ Heavenly

Elizabeth Lodge, South Lake Tahoe

Walk around at Stateline, then eat dinner @ Applebee's

Max Lemuel Roach (1924)

Randy turns 14,300 days old today!

Howlin' Wolf (1976)

Sunday

01/11/2004

Skiing/Snowboarding @ Heavenly

Dinner @ Sudwerk Restaurant and Brewery, Davis

James Moore AKA Slim Harpo (1924)
Kathryn Jewel Thorne AKA Katie Webster (1936)
Lee Mack 'Captain Fingers' Ritenour (1952)



Day

Date

Wha'ppened?

BD cake
Birthdays

RIP
Remembrances

Monday

01/12/2004

Randy goes on a 31 mi bike ride with Garth

Mississippi Fred McDowell (1904);
Long John Baldry AKA Captain Robotnick (1941)

Alice McLeod Coltrane (2007; respiratory failure)

Tuesday

01/13/2004

Randy visits the dentist for another crown

UC Open Planning Meeting

Joseph Anthony Passalaqua AKA Joe Pass (1929);
Pandit Uma Dutt Shivkumar Sharma (1938)

Michael Brecker (2007; leukemia)

Wednesday

01/14/2004

hummingbird

Allen Toussaint (1938)

Thursday

01/15/2004

OAK to FLL;

Successfully avoid feral monkeys at FLL;

Dinner @ Miami Subs

Ed Volker w/Mike Skinkus @ Canopy Palms Resort!

Coronation of this year's Monkeyball Court

Eugene Bertram 'Gene' Krupa (1909);
Don Glen Vliet AKA Captain Beefheart (1941)

Amos Blackmore AKA Junior Wells (1998, lymphatic cancer)

Friday

01/16/2004

Picnic Lunch from Tulipan Bakery @ George S. Petty Park , West Palm Beach, FL

Dinner @ the Gardens Ale House , Palm Beach Gardens, FL

the New Orleans Radiators w/Mike Skinkus @ the Kelsey Club, Lake Park, FL

Helen Folsade Adu AKA Sade (1959)

Saturday

01/17/2004

hummingbird

Crazy Fingers (w/Ed Volker) @ the Canopy Palms Resort

Dinner w/Lee @ the Gardens Ale House , Palm Beach Gardens, FL

Monkeyball IV
featuring the New Orleans Radiators w/Mike Skinkus @ the Kelsey Club, Lake Park, FL

Robert Calvin 'Bobby Blue' Bland (1930);
Cedar Anthony Walton, Jr. (1934);
Mick Taylor (1948);
Steve Earle (1955);
Cyrus Chestnut (1963)

Sunday

01/18/2004

FLL to OAK

HKD (Open Workout) & Instructors' Planning Meeting

Lisa Liu visits for pizza dinner and HKD videos

Allan Alexander Milne (1882);
David Ruffin (1941);
Martin Fierro (1942)

Junior Kimbrough (stroke, 1998)



Day

Date

Wha'ppened?

BD cake
Birthdays

RIP
Remembrances

Monday

01/19/2004

Phil Everly (1939);
Janis Joplin (1943);
Dolly Rebecca Parton (1946);
Alan 'Robert' Palmer (1949)

Carl Lee Perkins (1998, throat cancer);
Wilson Pickett (2006, heart attack)

Tuesday

01/20/2004

Lewis Michael Soloff (1944)

DJ Alan 'Moondog' Freed (1965)

Wednesday

01/21/2004

HKD (Open Workout)

Berkeley Symphony Orchestra @ Zellerbach Hall Auditorium, UC Berkeley

Chinese NY Dinner w/Siu-Fai @ Kirin Restaurant, Mountain View

Robert Weston Smith AKA Wolfman Jack (1938);
Richard Pierce 'Richie' Havens (1941);
Plcido Domingo (1941);
Charles Edwin Hatcher AKA Edwin Starr (1942)

Jack Leroy 'Jackie' Wilson (1984, complications from a heart attack);
Champion Jack Dupree (1992, unknown cause)

Thursday

01/22/2004

year of the monkey stamp
Chinese New Years: Year of the Monkey!

James Louis 'J.J.' Johnson (1924);
Sam Cooke (1931)

Friday

01/23/2004

Lunch with Jean-Cristophe @ Seasonal Sushi, Redwood City

HKD (Open Workout)

Siu-Fai visits for Chinese New Year's Dinner

Jean Baptiste 'Django' Reinhardt (1910);
Gary Burton (1943)

Paul Robeson (1976, stroke);
Reverend Thomas Andrew 'Georgia Tom' Dorsey (1993);
Richard Berry (1997, aneurysm);
Bob "Captain Kangaroo" Keeshan (2004, died in his sleep)

Saturday

01/24/2004

Robert Greenburg Lecture;
Alexander String Quartet @ Herbst Theatre (AM matinee); with mom.

Luciana Souza & Romero Lubambo @ Herbst Theatre, San Francisco

Douglas James Kershaw (1936);
Harold Ray Ragsdale AKA Ray Stevens (1939);
Neil Diamond (1941);
Warren Zevon (1947)

Sunday

01/25/2004

HKD (Open Workout)

Antonio Carlos Brasileiro de Almeida Jobim (1927);
Jamesetta Hawkins AKA Etta James (1938)



Day

Date

Wha'ppened?

BD cake
Birthdays

RIP
Remembrances

Monday

01/26/2004

Tumbleweed Chinese New Year's Lunch @ ABC Seafood, Foster City

San Francisco Contemporary Music Players @ Yerba Buena Center for the Performing Arts Theatre, San Francisco;
Program Notes

Advanced HKD @ RSF

Stephane Grappelli (1908);
Huey 'Piano' Smith (1934);
Eddie Van Halen (1957);

Tuesday

01/27/2004

Advanced HKD w/Dr. Min

UCMAP Martial Arts Demo

TKD Promotions

UC Open Planning Meeting

Tokyo String Quartet @ Herbst Theatre, San Francisco; with TC

"Pre-opening" Party featuring Bizar Bazaar @ 12 Galaxies San Francisco; with TC

Elmore James (1918);
Jerome Solon Felder AKA Doc Pomus (1925);
Nicholas Berkely 'Nick' Mason (1945)

Guiseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi (1901, stroke);
Mahalia Jackson (1972, heart failure)

Wednesday

01/28/2004

HKD Promotions:
  Randy gets awarded his 1st Dan!

the New Orleans Radiators (1978)

Jim Capaldi (2005, stomach cancer)

Thursday

01/29/2004

Morning HKD Workout

Advanced HKD w/Dr. Min

Huddie William Ledbetter AKA Leadbelly (1885)
(some sites claim 1889, others say 1/20/1888)

Jesse 'Lone Cat' Fuller (1976, heart disease);
Willie Dixon (1992, died in his sleep)

Friday

01/30/2004

Morning HKD Workout

Paco Peña's Missa Flamenca @ Memorial Church, Stanford University, Palo Alto

Henry Roeland Byrd AKA Professor Longhair (1980, heart attack);
Sam 'Lightnin' Hopkins (1982, unknown cause)

Daniel Pearl (2002, murdered)

Saturday

01/31/2004

Dinner @ Crepes A-Go-Go on Union St

Leo Kottke @ the Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, San Francisco

Phil Collins (1951);
Phil Manzanera (1951)

James Moore AKA Slim Harpo (1970, heart attack)





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