Monday, July 30, 2007


Used by Lewis and Clark on display at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center and Museum at The Dalles, Oregon. The exhibit called Cargo includes 30 tons of supplies and equipment that are used in the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

Saturday, July 28, 2007

Lombard Street

As seen from Telegraph Hill, Lombard Street, aka Crookedest Street, is one of the must-see spots in San Francisco.

Thursday, July 26, 2007


Every time you can get off your feet and prop it on a chair is a good day. My feet, the model.

Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Sunday, July 22, 2007


while driving in Vancouver, this lady beats the gargoyles that usually decorate building facade. Pretty unusual, I thought.

Saturday, July 14, 2007


Unidentified wildflower snapped while walking at Point Pinole Regional Park.

Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Summer Treat

Strawberry yogurt over strawberry ice cream...too much strawberry? Nah!

Monday, July 09, 2007

Kayaker @ McCovey Cove

On game day, kayakers take their position at McCovey Cove, perpetually hopeful for a Barry Bonds splash hit (home run that hits the water). This was taken two hours before game time, a solo kayaker was spotted patrolling the bay, probably staking out the best spot.

24 Willie Mays Plaza

Pac Bell, SBC, or AT&T, or whatever name it takes on in the future, the Giants home will always be located at 24 Willie Mays Plaza. Here fans can take public transport or walk to the ballpark.

Sunday, July 08, 2007

Let's Go To The Games

The city of San Francisco and the San Francisco Giants host this year's mid summer classic. From July 6-10 at the Moscone Center, there will be an All-Star festival. The five-day celebration culminates with the All-Star Game itself on July 10.
I have some old Giants photos that I will be posting in connection with this. Here' s one.

Thursday, July 05, 2007

Double Delight

This is my 300th post. And also my first blogversary. Yay!
This is also taken together with the last post on the same road trip.

Tuesday, July 03, 2007

California Coast

I could not remember whether this is in Central California coast or in San Mateo coast. Anyway, this is captured somewhere between Pacifica and Santa Barbara....that limits it (wink).

Sunday, July 01, 2007

Pay Attention

New California Laws effective 7/1/07
1. Carpool lane - 1st time $1068.50 starting 7/1/07 (The $271posted on the highway is old). Don't do it again because 2nd time is going to be double. 3rd time triple and 4th time license suspended.
2. Incorrect lane change - $380. Don't cross the lane on solidlines or intersections.
3. Block intersection - $485
4. Driving on the shoulder - $450
5. Cell phone use in the construction zone. - Double fine as of07/01/07. Cell phone use must be "hands free" while driving.
6. Passengers over 18 not in their seatbelts - both passengers anddrivers get tickets.
7. Speeders can only drive 3 miles above the limit. (no more 10%of posted speed limit grace)
8. DUI = JAIL (Stays on your driving record for 10 years!)
9. As of 07/01/07, cell phone use must be "hands free" while driving. Ticket is $285. They will be looking for this like crazy - easy money for police department.