Thursday, December 15, 2016

Dangerous occupation

It's important to teach your children to read, understand, and obey signs.

(Also, to learn when not to obey signs, but that's more complicated.)

:)

Monday, December 12, 2016

Chair with Robe

Just another picture

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Balloon Boy

This is just a picture, offered here to soothe your spirit and quiet your nerves:
Mmmmmmmm...

Friday, October 07, 2016

Monday, August 15, 2016

Dreadful Photography - Lower Lake

It's Late Summer again, and so it's Fire Season in California again.  We sigh, and carry on.

This year, @Twitter has been publishing pictures from CalFire (California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection) all season, and they've gotten a new, and talented photographer on the payroll.

Hereunder, the shots I particularly admired of the destruction left by the Clayton Fire in the town of Lower Lake, south of Clearlake in Lake County:




Saturday, July 30, 2016

Road congestion

"More money than brains" is a phrase often aptly applied in life. Our neighbor city of Lafayette has decided that a 3-way stop intersection at Olympic Boulevard and Pleasant Hill South will better serve its motorists as a roundabout. They must have hired a newly-minted traffic engineer whose professor came from England. My alternate solution:

So there!




Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Read It & Weep!

I really don't know what to say. But, please know that I do the weekly food shopping around here, and I'm very conscious of the prices.

These are from 1959, in the Washington D.C. area:
Gulp.