Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Oakland A's Opening Night is Friday

 But tonight (Tuesday) is Exhibition vs. the Giants. Everyone seems excited.

Saturday, March 26, 2011

Water, water, water

Here in the Bay Area, we are emptying our reservoirs in anticipation of the Spring runoff, which should be huge.
Up North, in Lake County, Clear Lake has overrun its banks and is lapping at the lakeside buildings. The lake is the largest inside California and has no outlet. When it fills, it floods. Most of the time, if you can get there, it's a pretty place.
Cut, paste, and enjoy:   http://openroad.tv/video.php?vid=443

Thursday, March 24, 2011


Click to enlarge. (But, you knew that.)

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Tuesday, March 22, 2011


Only in Russia do you find cats that enjoy tight spaces:

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Dabke Dance - Beirut Duty Free Shop


Ahhh, Beirut. The Paris of the Middle East.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Way Back In The Day

Young, chic men and women smoked cigarettes; it was the thing to do. After WWII, Zippo became the lighter of choice; it was simple, and it worked in the wind. Back then, my father gave a gift zippo to my mother:

I have kept it. It brings back fond memories.

Saturday, March 12, 2011

I found this interesting (Twitter)

A bit adulatory, but fascinating. (Ev without his beard.)

Enjoy. :-)

Friday, March 11, 2011

Buildings Really Rock & Roll

From Japan, 11 March 2011

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Sunday, March 06, 2011

Come Fly with Me. . .

This is fun. Strapped to the outside of a Shuttle Discovery launch.

Friday, March 04, 2011

One large city

I recently found this picture on the web and couldn't wait to post it here. I put it here because, I hope, you can click and expand it to occupy lots of acreage on your screen.

You're welcome. :)

Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Just Sayin'

Girls' Day, 3/3, is on Thursday this year.