Sunday, August 26, 2012

Every now and again...

a toilet-fixture manufacturer comes face to face with an irresistable urge to express its inner porcelain. Here is Toto's contribution to the genre:

That's the "Toilet Bike Neo." We should all be so lucky.

Friday, August 24, 2012

Memorial Stadium Again

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Do play the video. The music is good. :)

Monday, August 20, 2012

Practice rounds for next year's Americas Cup on San Francisco Bay start on Tuesday. Here watch Korea discover that the winds are capricious.

Monday, August 13, 2012

Hot Summer Dinner Out

So it's hot, the a/c is acting up, DW#1 did 18 holes at Franklin Canyon, and there's no spirit for eating at home. What to do?

"6 for $6" Happy Hour at the nearby Walnut Creek Flemings.

Bad News: Lousy timing, place was packed, only one seat at the bar. Started a bar tab with two glasses of wine.

Closed the tab, started to sign, young lady said "Table is open." Off we went to try the table experience.

Good News: Great grub! $6 each for a Sirloin Burger and Tenderloin Carpaccio. These are deals, dear readers. We loved them.

Bad News: Waitperson Spencer screwed up the bill. Took 15 minutes to reissue.

Results: So So, but we will try again.

Saturday, August 11, 2012

I was surprised. . .

to see this building:

(It's fun being an architect.)

Sunday, August 05, 2012


I didn't mean to overstate the point yesterday. Further digging around the Internet shows that, indeed, some of the major highways in North Korea are being enjoyed by the people. Notice the busy centers of commerce taking advantage of the superb government infrastructure.

Saturday, August 04, 2012

It takes more than a government road.

April 2012. A 10-lane highway in the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea. 'Nuff said.

Thursday, August 02, 2012

Cannot. Figure. This. Out. . .

Got this one at a garage sale. I loaded it okay, but I haven't figured out how to fire it.

Stay tuned.