Sunday, November 30, 2008
Saturday, November 29, 2008
I love this pic. It may very well be the best picture I've ever had taken.
It was taken on the ship by our favorite ship's photographer, Andrea. She was, unfortunately, the one on duty when the backdrop fell on me, and I made it VERY clear to the ship that I didn't feel that she was at all at fault. I really hope I got my point across, since every pic she took of us was pure art.
Friday, November 28, 2008
Mervyns and I have a bit of history. When Caryn and I got married, we were a little cash strapped, and we ended up buying our wedding bands on credit at Mervyns. For a number of years, that was where we had credit, and that was where we bought a lot of our clothes.
We haven't shopped there in a while, which I guess is one of the reasons that they have fallen on hard times. As such, it is horribly sad to see them go away.
I'll miss them.
Thursday, November 27, 2008
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Saturday, November 22, 2008
I promised it wouldn't become "Paul's Vacation Pictures", and so, I'm gonna stop with the daily cruise shots. I'll show a few from time to time when the picture taking gets slow, but it's back to local shots.
This one is REALLY local -- taken from my front porch looking across the street to Alta Loma park in South City. The night is very foggy, and I really like the way that the light dances off the fog and frames everything it enshrouds.
Friday, November 21, 2008
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Friday, November 14, 2008
But, in all fairness -- I got a great one for you. This was taken from our "bucket" (the veranda to our stateroom) on Halloween evening.
Wednesday, November 12, 2008
Tuesday, November 11, 2008
Just got back from a 11-night cruise (you didn't even know I was gone, did you!?!?!?)
I promise this won't turn into "Paul's Vacation Pictures" blog, but I do feel the need to show a few of the better ones.
This is from "The Dig", one of the aquariums at Atlantis on Paradise Island in the Bahamas. We actually weren't supposed to go to Nassau, but we got diverted from RC's private island in Haiti (Labadee) because of 1) a "labor action" on the island, and 2) Hurricane Paloma.
Sunday, November 9, 2008
Saturday, November 8, 2008
Driving down 101 one day, I caught a glimpse of this stream of water coming from the top of a ladder behind a strip mall. After driving around, I came across these folks doing some high hose training.
I'm a huge fan of firefighters. They risk everything to keep us safe. Truly heroes in my book, each and every one.
Thursday, November 6, 2008
Wednesday, November 5, 2008
I thought the street sign was somewhat funny and ironic. Google, of course, is a slight deviation of the Googol, which is a 1 followed by 100 zeros. If that were a street number, this would be one HUGE city.
Of course, I couldn't forget these guys, though, I'm sad to say, I didn't get as many quality pictures as I wanted. Google, it seems, sits on the road to the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, and the Google Security folks were out in force to keep people from using the Google parking lot for concert parking.
Monday, November 3, 2008
Larry Ellison's complex in Redwood City is a beautiful campus. If you are a fan of Robin William's movie "Bicentennial Man", you might recognize it as the headquarters of NorthAm Robotics, the builders of Andrew Martin.
The lagoon that these buildings sit on contain a world-class racing sailboat.
Sunday, November 2, 2008
I honestly didn't know that YouTube was located in San Bruno until recently. My lovely wife and I like to go to a Dream Dinners (which, sadly is closing) that is right next to the unassuming building that is YouTube. One day, when driving home, I noticed the logo, and then, when I got home, I had to look it up.
Saturday, November 1, 2008
November's theme is "Books". This one is a book on fearful dogs that I bought at
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