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or anyplace with more trees and less concrete

Archive for the 'small talk' Category

Ode to Kate’s TV

Friday, June 5th, 2009

Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

On my second day of vacation I enjoyed an eight mile hike in Purisima Creek Redwoods Open Space. The salamander above was photographed by setting the iPhone down on the ground, hitting the shutter, and hoping for the best. On the way back home the steep 1500-foot trudge back up the hill was moderately exhausting, [...]

Cokie Punditry Underlies the Greenhouse Window

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009

The curiously-named FasTrack

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

I’ve been trying to sign up online for two days. After four attempts I think I’ll give up. First attempt: can’t get past the “agree to these conditions” screen. I get a message saying too many users are trying to access the system. This goes on all Sunday night. Today I logged in again and, [...]

Sunday at Briones reservoir

Monday, April 27th, 2009

Dean Trail, Huddart Park

Friday, April 24th, 2009

Grove of madrones (Arbutus menziesii) framed by young oak and redwood. Between Silver Springs and Chinquapin Trails. Kings Mountain/San Mateo County, CA. iPhone pic.

Camo Tortie

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

PunkRockCat goes all chameleonic on the Army-surplus poncho liner that now drapes the Foof chair.

Ridge Road Cat

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

A neighborhood cat near Ridge Road’s dead end.

“100 Amazing iPhone Photos”

Monday, April 6th, 2009

This Flickr shot of mine was chosen as one (well, two, including the color original) of “100 Amazing iPhone Photos” last month.

Goodbye Movable Type, Hello WordPress

Friday, March 27th, 2009

I’ve changed blogging software. Many thanks to the efficient, friendly and unbelievably speedy support folks at Living Dot hosting. I emailed them at 11 pm last night asking about migrating my blog to WordPress, and less than an hour later my blog looked like this. I’m still kinda stunned how easy (and cheap – like, [...]